Spree is a complete open source commerce solution for Ruby on Rails. It was developed by Sean Schofield under the original name of Rails Cart before changing its name to Spree.
Refer to the Spree ecommerce project page to learn more.
Running the Gem
Install spree Gem (can take a while to install missing gem dependencies)
(sudo) gem install spree
Create Spree Application
spree <app_name> cd <app-name>
Create your database and edit the config/database.yml to taste.
You can skip this step if using sqlite3 as your database.
Browse Admin Interface
Running from edge sources (latest and greatest features)
Clone the git repo
git clone git://github.com/railsdog/spree.git spree cd spree
Create the necessary config/database.yml file
Install the gem dependencies
(sudo) rake gems:install
Bootstrap the database (run the migrations, create admin account, optionally load sample data.)
Start the server