The story so far
Ever since its advent in 2007, Spree – originally developed by Sean Schofield, is the most popular open source Ruby On Rails E-commerce Software spanning over 17,703 commits, 725 contributes and 208 releases. Spree was acquired by First Data in the late 2015 and since then, there has been fair amount of speculation around Spree remaining as an opensource project and it’s long term future as outlined here in this blog post.
As it turned out Spree didn’t die off, but revived under a new core team. After the acquisition announcement developers from Spark Solutions and Vinsol volunteered to keep spree alive and has been doing a fantastic job, putting shoulders to the wheel by taking Spree from version
3.0.4 to the current
Whats new in Spree 3.3On August 22, 2017, Spree released version 3.3 and is packed with the following major features.
Rails 5.1 support
Rails 5.1compatible whereas
Spree 3.2runs on Rails version
Ruby 2.4 supportSpree now works with Ruby versions `2.2 (>= 2.2.7)` ,
2.2 (>= 2.2.7),
2.2 (>= 2.2.7),
2.3.xand the latest
Ruby 2.4x? Yay! that’s Faster Hashes, Unified Integers, and Better Rounding for you right out of the box
Segment tracker integration
Spree 3.3is bundled with segment.com Tracker system which enables you to connect your store with over 200 analytics engines, CRMs, live chats, remarketing platforms and much more without any additional development. If that’s not cool enough for you stay tuned for next releases for more third party tracker and analytics integrations.