What you can build on Shopify's platform
Our SDKs contain everything you need to implement features of the Shopify platform inside your own app. Each SDK provides access to all necessary tools, documentation, and other resources.
Apps for the Shopify admin and online store - Build apps for more than 275,000 Shopify merchants. The Embedded App SDK allows you to embed your app directly inside of the Shopify admin as well as manipulate the usability of online stores.
Apps for retail merchants - The Shopify POS App SDK allows you to embed your apps directly inside of Shopify POS. You can build custom solutions for different kinds of retail businesses.
Embed a Shopify store into mobile apps Open Source - You can use the iOS or Android Buy SDK to embed a Shopify store's products and checkout into your mobile apps. You get access to native mobile GUI elements powered by Shopify's commerce tools.
Add Shopify ecommerce to any marketplace – Shopify integrations can be built as apps to add Shopify anywhere. We've already built integrations for selling on Facebook, Twitter, and others. Build an app for our App Store, and help merchants sell everywhere.