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Generate Sinatra project templates.


$ gem install hoboken


To see a list of available commands:

$ hoboken

Generating a new project:

$ hoboken generate [APP_NAME] [OPTIONS]

To see a list of options for the generate command:

$ hoboken help generate
  hoboken generate [APP_NAME]

  [--ruby-version=RUBY_VERSION]  # Ruby version for Gemfile
                                 # Default: 2.0.0
  [--tiny]                       # Generate views inline; do not create /public folder
  [--type=TYPE]                  # Architecture type (classic or modular)
                                 # Default: classic
  [--git]                        # Create a Git repository and make initial commit

Generate a new Sinatra app

Additional Generators

Additional generators are available for existing projects generated using Hoboken:

$ hoboken add:heroku           # Heroku deployment support
$ hoboken add:i18n             # Internationalization support using sinatra-r18n
$ hoboken add:metrics          # Add metrics (flog, flay, simplecov)
$ hoboken add:omniauth         # OmniAuth authentication (allows you to select a provider)
$ hoboken add:sequel           # Database access via Sequel gem
$ hoboken add:sprockets        # Rack-based asset packaging system
$ hoboken add:travis           # Basic Travis-CI YAML config


Visit the project website.


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request

If your contribution requires a change to the documentation, please also make a pull request to the documentation project.