Sinatra: Up and Running by Alan Harris, Konstantin Haase

By Alan Harris, Konstantin Haase

Benefit from Sinatra, the Ruby-based internet program library and domain-specific language utilized by GitHub, LinkedIn, Engine backyard, and different well-known firms. With this concise e-book, you are going to speedy achieve operating wisdom of Sinatra and its minimalist method of development either standalone and modular internet applications.

Sinatra serves as a light-weight wrapper round Rack middleware, with syntax that maps heavily to capabilities uncovered via HTTP verbs, which makes it perfect for internet companies and APIs. in case you have event development functions with Ruby, you'll fast examine language basics and notice under-the-hood ideas, with assistance from a number of functional examples. Then you'll get hands-on adventure with Sinatra via construction your individual weblog engine.
* examine Sinatra's middle suggestions, and start by way of construction an easy application
* Create perspectives, deal with periods, and paintings with Sinatra course definitions
* get to grips with the language's internals, and take a better examine Rack
* Use assorted subclass tools for construction versatile and powerful architectures
* positioned Sinatra to paintings: construct a web publication that takes benefit of provider hooks supplied by way of the GitHub API

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