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Solidus is an open source ecommerce solution built with Ruby on Rails and maintained by a community of passionate developers. Here’s everything you’ll need to start creating your own online store.

Your GitHub springboard.

Head over to GitHub and download the latest Solidus release, find instructions for getting set up, and contribute to the codebase.

Meet the core team.

Solidus is maintained and directed primarily by five developers from Stembolt and Nebulab for the benefit of the community.

John Hawthorn
John Hawthorn

Software Developer
Stembolt

Notable contribution

Can there be just one? John has been a full time, dedicated programmer on Solidus since early 2015 and touches everything from the API, to tests, and making the admin a better experience.

Fun fact

When not programming, John likes watching baseball, fostering cats, and drinking a good IPA.

Clarke Brunsdon
Clarke Brunsdon

Co Founder & Developer
Stembolt

Notable contribution

One of the leaders in the decision to fork from Spree.

Fun fact

Avid Cookie Clicker, poker player, and owner of a cute corgi puppy named Riker.

Alberto Vena
Alberto Vena

Co-Founder & Developer
Nebulab

Notable contribution

Helping community members to solve small and big problems with their stores. Decluttering the admin UI with the removal of icons, cleaning up how currency is handled on orders.

Fun fact

While waiting for the tests suite to pass he plays with his fingerskate.

Gregor MacDougall
Gregor MacDougall

Software Developer
Stembolt

Notable contribution

Pre-Solidus fork he spearheaded the initiative to enable Solidus to support multiple currencies.

Fun fact

Gregor is an avid developer, theatre fan and board gamer.

Thomas von Deyen
Thomas von Deyen

Senior Web Developer
Core team member of AlchemyCMS

Notable contribution

Doing a lot of Admin UI work. He’s passionate about good UI, I18n and understandable, well organized code.

Fun fact

Bilingual, former hiphop DJ and producer, core team member of AlchemyCMS, and father of two.

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