A whirlwind tour of Sinatra's most interesting features.
Detailed documentation on all of Sinatra's built-in settings and using
disable to configure them.
Guide to testing Sinatra apps.
How to use Sinatra extensions in your application and links to extensions in the wild.
How to add new functionality to Sinatra using the extension APIs.
Sinatra reached 1.0, breaking backward compatibility for the first time in two years. The 1.0 FAQ includes information and best practices for upgrading.
Answers to those questions most frequently asked on the mailing list and
CHANGES file included for release notes about each release:
- 1.0 March 23, 2010
- 0.9.6 March 07, 2010
- 0.9.5 March 05, 2010
- 0.9.4 July 26, 2009
- 0.9.3 June 08, 2009
- 0.9.2 March 18, 2009
- 0.9.1 March 02, 2009
- 0.9.0 January 18, 2009
RDoc documentation courtesy of
List of applications, libraries, websites and companies using Sinatra.
An in-depth look at building and deploying Sinatra applications. Maintained by Chris Schneider.
Screencasts and Presentations
Ben Schwarz presents Sinatra and his realisations of its inner workings in regard to rack and rack middlware at Melbourne RORO shortly after Railsconf (US).
Adam Wiggins and Blake Mizerany present Sinatra and RestClient at RubyConf 2008. The talk details Sinatra's underlying philosophy and reflects on using Sinatra to build real world applications.
Meet Sinatra (PeepCode)
Classy Web Development with Sinatra (Prag's Screencast Series)
Adam Keys and The Pragmatic Programmers have started a series of screencasts on Sinatra. The first two episodes cover creating a tiny web app and creating a REST service. $5 a pop.
Sinatra at Locos x Rails, in Buenos Aires
By Nicolás Sanguinetti, April 2009.
Around The Web
Peter Cooper's compendium with links to tutorials, example applications, and presentations.
Christopher's blog is a treasure-trove of useful Sinatra related information.