At Unite 2017, we discussed our enhanced Custom Storefront Development Kit, which is derived from the new GraphQL Storefront API and enables developers to more efficiently create eCommerce experiences across websites, games, and mobile apps. Given that in the US, approximately 30 percent of e-commerce sales are made on a mobile device and that Android recently announced two billion monthly active users, adding in-app shopping experiences to mobile apps Native Android apps make a lot of sense for app developers, and Shopify’s Android Buy SDK makes this simple and easy to implement. To help guide you through how to use our Android Buy SDK to add Shopify’s full set of eCommerce capabilities to your existing Android app, Josh Brown.
Developer Advocate on the Shopify Apps team, recently led a webinar. that took you through this SDK and how you can use this library in your mobile app development. What is the Android Shopping SDK? Android Buy SDK is a library that mobile developers can use to build commerce in any Android mobile app. With this library, you can: Set up a client to securely access Shopify’s Storefront API. Get products and collections and display them Réunion B2B List in your app. Let customers sign up through your app. Create checkouts and process payments. The basics of what you can build Knowing that many developers like to get hands-on with their code, we’ve created a sample app of the Android Buy SDK that will allow you to quickly dissect how it works and how you can implement it in future projects.
What Is the Android Shopping Sdk?
You can access the sample app through the Android Buy SDK Github repository. Based on this sample app, below is an example of what the app’s index screen. Might look like, as well as the collections page, product page. And a checkout page that includes options for web and Android checkout Pay. Shopify Android Buy SDK – Sample App Starting from the left. Collections page example, (2) collection example, product example cart example. Now that you have an overview of what you can build with the Android Buy SDK. Here are the nine steps to building eCommerce experiences in your mobile app. You may also be interested in: Custom Storefronts. Building Commerce Anywhere. Create a sales channel to get an API key Accessing an API key will allow you to connect your Shopify.
store to your Android app, and you can do this directly within the Shopify admin in a matter of seconds. To connect your store, you’ll use the Sales Channel feature . As shown in the GIF below, you will need to: Click the + next to Sales Channels in the menu on the right. Scroll down and select Mobile App. A new screen will load; copy and paste the API key provided above. Shopify Android Buy SDK: Create a Mobile App Sales Channel Creation of a mobile application sales channel to generate an API key. Also, if you want to integrate Android Pay as a payment option, scroll down the page of the mobile app you just created and click Enable in the Android Pay section at the bottom of the page. This will provide you with a public key specific to this feature. Shopify Android Buy SDK.
The Basics of What You Can Build
Enabling Android Pay Enabling Android Pay for your mobile app. Step 2. Add the build dependencies Now that you have your API keys, you’ll need to add a few lines of code to create dependencies. If you’re using a common Android app building tool like Gradle, you’ll want to add the following line of code to use Shopify’s Android Checkout SDK without Android Pay. compile Configure the GraphQL client As mentioned, this SDK comes from the Storefronts API, which is built on the GraphQL query language. By setting up the GraphQL client, you will be able to make query requests through Shopify, as well as modify data through mutations. By adding the code below and connecting your store domain Define a query By defining queries,