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  • Set up a development environment for Sinatra
  • Set up a Sinatra project
  • Create a Git repository for a Sinatra project
  • Create HTML templates with Slim
  • Deploy a Sinatra project to Heroku
  • Handle requests for different formats (HTML and JSON)
  • Receive file uploads and store them
  • Keep your application secure from common attacks

Sinatra is a free and open source software web application library and domain-specific language written in Ruby. It provides both the beginner and the experienced professional with a tool for creating simple, yet powerful web applications.

Instant Sinatra Starter is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with the necessary knowledge to get started from scratch.Including all the necessary steps to put together a Sinatra application and get it online, we will also learn all that you need to know to make your application all it can and should be.

We'll learn how a web request is received, pre-processed by Rack and Sinatra middleware, then handed to the application. Learn how to build a response via templates, then hand the response back to be sent to the client.L

Later we will learn to configure your application for your specific needs and handle more complex requests and responses. With Instant Sinatra Starter, we’ll explore the essentials to get our first Sinatra application online.

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Set up a Sinatra project
  • Deploy your project to the Web
  • Learn about the advanced features of Sinatra
Page Count 70
Course Length 2 hours 6 minutes
ISBN 9781782168225
Date Of Publication 4 Jun 2013


Joe Yates

Joe Yates is a programmer with 15 years of experience in software development on the desktop and Web platforms, and develops software for areas ranging right from business to culture to research. While his main focus is on projects based on Ruby (in Sinatra and Ruby on Rails), he mixes in other languages (such as Python, JavaScript/Node.js, and Clojure) when appropriate and is developing an interest in the area of DevOps using Chef.

He is based in Italy and works as a consultant. He also develops projects for various companies across Europe.