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"Instead of embracing the latest trends, we stick to becoming experts in a small set of core technologies. Since our scale is infinite, we must push the boundaries to make this as fast and as friction-free as possible."
Farhan Thawar, VP of Engineering
"I ran an e-commerce business on Shopify for 10 years and loved every minute using their product. They solve real problems for merchants and make running an online store a breeze."
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Simon Barker, 10 year Shopify user

Shopify Software Engineer


About Shopify

Shopify is the worlds leading eCommerce platform and they are on a massive growth and hiring drive at the moment. Shopify makes it possible for anyone to set up an online store in minutes and are used by solopreneurs to some of the largest brands in the world.

Amazon has a stranglehold on eCommerce and Shopify is one of the few outlets that gives control back to brands and allows them to grow their business the way they want.

Shopify is one of the original Ruby on Rails companies. They are part of that early cohort of internet companies who came to the fore around the same time and both leveraged and developed the Rails technology to where it is today.

Their founder (Tobias) started Shopify from his laptop, simply to help setup an online snowboard shop and is now one of the most dominating companies in the online commerce space.

The platform commerce is built on

Millions of the world's most successful brands trust Shopify to sell, ship and process payments anywhere.

Did you know?

Shopify’s core monolith has over 2.8 million lines of Ruby code and 500,000 commits. So they created a team to investigate how to make their Rails monoliths more modular.

If you want to learn more about how Shopify solves tough engineering problems then the Shopify Engineering Blog is the place to go.

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