Classy Web Development with Sinatra: Free Preview

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Web Technologies on February 04, 2009


Classy Web Development with Sinatra: Free Preview

Sinatra is a small Ruby web application framework that packs a big punch. It’s also a lot of fun! You can use Sinatra to write tiny, focused web applications and lightweight REST services very quickly. And sometimes a lean and mean web app is all you need. If you haven’t given Sinatra a look, now’s a great time to get a fresh perspective on web development. Learn how to get the most out of Sinatra from Adam Keys, an experienced Ruby and Sinatra developer.

After watching these video tutorials, you’ll know everything you need to write, test, and deploy your own Sinatra applications. All the information is distilled down and indexed for you, so you can get right to the good stuff. These screencasts are the most up-to-date way to learn Sinatra from an expert. The example applications are based on the latest and greatest major release of Sinatra (0.9.0.3).

In addition to the videos, you can also download the source code for each episode so you can follow along and experiment on your own.

Watch a free sampler movie of this screencast series. (4 min, QuickTime | iPhone/iPod | Ogg)

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Tags: Ruby, Frameworks, REST, The Pragmatic Programmers, Sinatra