This guide was originally a set of instructions to help me building Shopify apps really quickly. I wrote it so I could quickly bootstrap a new application by copying and pasting instructions in minutes. It goes further than the basic Rails Shopify App gem to cover tasks that most apps will want to do.

BEFORE YOU START: This guide is still very rough. Right now it’s close to a recipe than a real guide. I’ve release it early because a number of people have asked me for access. If you find any mistakes or have any suggestions then please email

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