by Scott B Reynolds, February 10th, 2014
The open platform allows you to customize the admin. You are able to create, remove, and edit your own menu items in the left-menu and the top ribbon.
Until the open platform is released to the public you will need to sign up as a beta tester. You can do that by sending an email to BCPartnerfirstname.lastname@example.org
There are two common ways of selling a BC app. You can build an app and sell it to your customers. Once an app is registered you can add it to any site under your Partner account. If you want to sell it to other BC Partners you can sell your app through the BC App Store.
It’s considered best practice to follow the BC UI. If you are going to sell your app through the BC App Store, you are required to design the app to look like the BC UI as much as possible.
Scott is the founder of Thrise LLC, a Business Catalyst partner advisory board member, an Adobe Community Professional, a BC Sandpile manager, an Adobe Certified Expert, an Adobe User Group Manager, a Google AdWords Certified Partner, and a full-time astronaut. Scott has had his hands in HTML since the 90’s and often presents on topics related to design and marketing.