Shopify has introduced Hydrogen
Shopify has introduced “Hydrogen” – React-based frameworks for building custom storefronts for your Shopify store. Custom storefronts is an example of a headless commerce model, where the front end and backend are independent of each other. Other models like CRM, CMS, ERP, etc., require integration between the front end and back end.
Hydrogen includes the structure, components, and tooling you need to design your website. The Hydrogen framework benefits include
1. Get started quickly
Through starter template of Hydrogen automatically integrates with your Shopify store and provides a full purchase feature.
2. Optimized performance
Hydrogen’s architecture provides a mix of static and dynamic data fetching between the client and server-side for optimized performance.
3. Build faster unique commerce experiences
Hydrogen started the development process by using Shopify’s tech stack and commerce expertise.