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A Complete Guide on How to Develop an E-Commerce Platform

nilmadhabmondal profile image Nil Madhab ・6 min read

We will build an Ecommerce Platform from Scratch using Vue.js and Spring Framework

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In this course, you will learn how to build an e-commerce platform from scratch. First, you have to be familiar with Java and Springboot, which we will use to build the backend and Vuejs for the frontend.

You can test the application here.

Live Demo

Frontend

https://github.com/webtutsplus/ecommerce-vuejs

https://infallible-swartz-b50174.netlify.app/

Backend

https://github.com/webtutsplus/ecommerce-vuejs

https://limitless-lake-55070.herokuapp.com/swagger-ui.html

1. Building user profile (sign up & sign in)

In this tutorial, we will learn how to implement authentication of users.

Backend
Let’s develop an Ecommerce Application from Scratch using Java and Spring

Android
Android UI for E-Commerce User Profile backend

Signup + Login
Let’s Build Signup, SignIn, and Role-Based Access in Our E-Commerce App

2. Admin Panel: Add Product and Categories

Every e-commerce app need products organised into categories

So now let’s add the products and categories section to our app

In this tutorial, we will display the products and the categories of various products in our app.

Clicking on a particular product will show its details and also the options for buying it, adding to the cart, and adding to the wishlist section.

Backend + Android

Let’s Add Products in Android for E-Commerce App

Image upload service

We will develop a file upload service, which will be used for image upload in our e-Commerce App using Java Spring Boot
How to Develop File Upload Service From Scratch Using Java and Springboot

Backend + Frontend for Product
Let’s Create Vue.js Frontend for Products in our E-Commerce App
Let’s Create A Vue.js E-Commerce App
Let’s Add Products for our E-Commerce App Using Javascript

3. Building Front end for Customers

After building the admin panel, now we are going to show products to customers.
Let’s Build an E-Commerce App Frontend with Vue.js

4. Adding a Wishlist Feature

In this tutorial, we will implement the feature for saving the products not in the cart but in the wishlist section.


Let’s Add WishList Feature for Our e-Commerce App using Java and Spring Boot
Creating an eCommerce Frontend with Vue.js

5. Shopping Cart Feature

In this tutorial, we will implement the important feature of any e-commerce app i.e shopping cart.


Let’s Develop Shopping Cart for eCommerce App
Let’s add a Shopping Cart Feature in Vue.js for Our Ecommerce App

6. Checkout using Stripe

In this tutorial, we will implement yet another important feature of any e-commerce app i.e. payment method

payment page provided by Stripe
Let’s add a Checkout feature in Spring Boot for our Ecommerce App
Let’s add a Checkout Feature in Vue.js for Our Ecommerce App

7. Place Order and Order History Feature

Next Step, we will implement the feature for placing the order and displaying the order history of a particular user.


Let’s add the Place Order feature to our E-commerce app using Spring Boot
Let’s Place Order and See Order History in E-commerce app using Vuejs

If you are only interested in backend APIs then follow these

Let’s develop an Ecommerce Application from Scratch using Java and Spring
Let’s Add WishList Feature for Our e-Commerce App using Java and Spring Boot
Let’s Develop Shopping Cart for eCommerce App
Let’s add a Checkout feature in Spring Boot for our Ecommerce App
Let’s add the Place Order feature to our E-commerce app using Spring Boot

For Frontend (Web) tutorials follow these

Let’s Create a Frontend for our eCommerce App with Vue.js
Let’s Create A Vue.js E-Commerce App
Let’s Add Products for Our eCommerce App Using JavaScript
Creating an eCommerce Frontend with Vue.js
Let’s add a Shopping Cart Feature in Vue.js for Our Ecommerce App
Let’s add a Checkout Feature in Vue.js for Our Ecommerce App

For Android tutorials follow these

Android UI for E-Commerce User Profile backend
Let’s Add Products in Android for E-Commerce App

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