This was a fun experiment in composing different Ruby libraries into a web framework. Since writing this library, I've built many more standalone Sinatra applications and found I prefer just using it's standard tools. Sprockets is still awesome, but it's so easy to mount that it's not really worth a template to set it up. I used to love guard, but now I'm fine with running tests manually or having an editor hook instead of adding a project dependency. No more love for RSpec. Love live Test::Unit cough minitest cough.
I'm archiving this here and hope someone finds it as useful as I did for learning.
Greenfield is a minimal ruby web app skeleton.
- sprockets - Rail's asset pipeline
- compass - CSS framework and utilities
- sinatra - small and simple Ruby web framework
- vendorer - manage external JS dependencies
- rspec 2 - testing framework
- guard - file watcher to refresh bundle and run specs
git clone https://github.com/jch/greenfield cd greenfield bundle install rake setup
rake deployheroku initialization and deployment
rake cleanremove temp files
For a full list, run
Referencing Image Assets
For example, to reference an image in your sass files:
// put your images in assets/images .sidebar background: url(asset-path('bg.png'))
If you prefer to put your assets in a different path, append another lookup path in config.ru.
Copyright (c) 2012, Jerry Cheung All rights reserved.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.