Introduction to Yahoo! Commerce Central

Yahoo Relaunches Lexity Yahoo Commerce Central

                         In this article we will see YahooCommerce Central a cloud based commerce platform. It helps the application developers who creates applications for various e-commerce platforms like Magento, Volusion, Shopify etc… As an application developer, we need to understand the APIs thoroughly when we are creating application/extension for specific e-commerce platform. This is very painful to target the app development for multiple platforms. Imagine if you heard like write app once, make available that to many platforms”The Yahoo! Commerce Central provides such kind of opportunity for application developers, where you can use the Yahoo! Commerce Central APIs to build the application and submit that to app store. The same app will be available to many platforms. Any site owner can come and install the app on the respective platform. 

                        The Yahoo! Commerce Central platform internally interact with the respective commerce platform by using the REST APIs. As a developer you no need to keep track of the multiple commerce platforms API changes. The Yahoo! Commerce Central totally abstracts it. The below block diagram depicts how Yahoo! Commerce Central platform works.

Yahoo! Commerce Central


Here is the list of supported platforms by Yahoo! Commerce Central.

supported commerce platforms


For further reading go through the below links.

Happy Exploring!!!


Siva Janapati is an Architect with experience in building Cloud Native Microservices architectures, Reactive Systems, Large scale distributed systems, and Serverless Systems. Siva has hands-on in architecture, design, and implementation of scalable systems using Cloud, Java, Go lang, Apache Kafka, Apache Solr, Spring, Spring Boot, Lightbend reactive tech stack, APIGEE edge & on-premise and other open-source, proprietary technologies. Expertise working with and building RESTful, GraphQL APIs. He has successfully delivered multiple applications in retail, telco, and financial services domains. He manages the GitHub( where he put the source code of his work related to his blog posts.

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