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Spree Community Milestones

Posted on June 02, 2012 by Sean Schofield

summary: It’s been almost five years now since I began the Spree project. It started with a blog post and a strongly held conviction that there had to be a better way to do e-commerce.

It’s been almost five years now since I began the Spree project. It started with a blog post and a strongly held conviction that there had to be a better way to do e-commerce. In the past week we have also reached two symbolic milestones.

3,000 Github Followers

We now have 3,000 followers on Github. Spree continues to be one of the most-watched and most-forked projects on the popular community code sharing service. Since our project generates dozens of update messages per day only the hardcore Spree developers actually follow us on Github.

200 Contributors

The actual code behind Spree is the result of a tremendous group effort. We’re quite proud of the number of different people who contribute to Spree and last week we received contributions from our 200th contributor. Again this number somewhat understates the true level of contribution by our community. It does not include people who have contributed to other important projects such as the guides and i18n effort.