Speaker: Elvis Saravia

Organizers: CSIA NTHU

Venturing into Social

E-Commerce Platforms

The kuailist.com story

Who Am I?

/omarsar

/kuailist

ellfae@gmail.com

Highlights

Founded: iBelmopan (2010) - "Marry Data and Design"

 

Profession: IT Auditor (2010 - 2015) - "Fraud Detection"

 

Founded: Kuai List (2015) - "Listing made fast, social and free"

 

State of E-Commerce

Is there room for one more?

www.kuailist.com

"Everybody is searching for something"

mOTIVATION

yAY!!! demo time!

The Kuai List Platform

Postgresql

Python Worker 

Cloud - PaaS

...

Framework: Ruby on Rails (v. 4.2.1)

Package Manager: RubyGems

...

DBMS: PostgreSQL

Migrating to: Amazon RDS

Image Repository: Amazon S3

...

Hosted on: Heroku 

A platform as a service (PaaS) that enables developers to build and run applications

entirely in the cloud.

...

Front-end Framework: Bootstrap 

A framework to quickly build interfaces

in a few lines of code.

.form-group
    = f.input :body, input_html: { class: 'form-control'}
= f.button :submit, class: "btn btn-primary"

TIPS

&

EXPERIENCE

There is a Gem for everything!

Gamification, sign up forms, concurrency, messaging &

mailing, attachments, threading, payments, ...

Where to store my Data?

1. Secured

2. Easily Accessible

Totally depends on your requirements

3. Convenience

4. Scalable

Every service comes with an API

"A window of opportunities"

1. Some API documentations are toooooooo loooooooong...

2. Test any API for practice sake 

3. Build your own API 

Facebook Graph API

Facebook Graph API Policies

"Being rejected twice doesn't mean giving up"

lISTEN, lISTEN, lISTEN, ...

"I seriously mean it!"

First Mover advantage

"Always make a move with a strategy"

Giving back to the Community

1. Building your own libraries and making them public

2. Participate on StackOverflow 

3. Share and Collaborate your projects and code

"Learn by teaching"

What's next?

1. Analytics

2. Scaling?

5. Machine Learning to improve categorization & recommendation

3. Groups (for store owners)

4. Improve content discovery 

6. Crowdsourcing solutions

"Once you've started, the possibilities are endless"

Q&A

deck

By Elvis Saravia

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