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2021 wrap up and priorities for the new year

Highlights from the last year and a quick glimpse into what 2022 has in store

2021 has been quite overwhelming with all the interest we have received from the developer community - thanks a ton to all of you for that! Read below for a quick review of the last year and a short glimpse into 2022.

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Highlights of 2021

Product highlights:

  • Fully open-source; from core and admin to starters and design system
  • Created an onboarding flow that gets you up and running with only 2 commands
  • Developing starters that allow you to spin up a full store with a Gatsby or Next.js frontend
  • Building an extensive plugin library with integrations to Stripe, Contentful, Strapi, Algolia, Paypal, and many more
  • Building out our documentation, incl. deployment guides, setup tutorials, plugin guides
  • Migrating the project to Typescript

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Community highlights:

  • Growing from 10 to +5,500 GitHub stars since our official launch 6 months ago
  • Launching our community Discord and welcomed ~700 amazing members
  • Hosting our first Hackathon and got 85 contributions to the core project

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What is to come in 2022

Medusa 2.0

We aim to launch Medusa 2.0 by the end of Q1. A first core foundation for this will be released with our new Admin dashboard in January. We will share more details about the roadmap as we progress on our Discord.

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Doubling down on community:

Hackathon, conferences, merch store, video tutorials, and a heck of a lot more; community is king and we want to give back for all the contributions we have received through many more activities addressed specifically to our community.

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Medusa Cloud:

It should not take much to deploy Medusa and although our product will always remain open-source and available for self-hosting, we want to make it a one-click experience to get started with a Medusa store - and don’t worry you will always own the code that powers your store so that when it is time to customize your can quickly take over.

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Plenty of exciting things to happen. We cannot wait to show it all to you!

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