21 Oct '13, 1am

20 Rubyists using Sinatra

I’ve just founded a company called “Rock & Code ” in Amsterdam, The Netherlands that offers solutions developed on Sinatra (instead of Rails or even Merb) to my partners. Why you would ask? Sinatra have definitely broken the MVC paradigm (widely implemented by frameworks such as Rails, Merb, Django, Spring, etc.) and decided to give total control back to the developer by allowing him to build almost any kind of web-based solution (no matter the complexity) in a very simple manner on top of the abstracted HTTP layer it implements from Rack. Furthermore, Sinatra applications can make use of the existing gem library instead of consuming plug-ins specifically-designed for a particular framework. How my company is using Sinatra? I’m currently developing RESTful web services that uses CouchDB and communicates with clients written in both MacRuby and iPhone (in the near future) u...

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