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Natra generate a light weight sinatra application.It's ideal for building containerized api services
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Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'natra'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install natra


natra -v              # Show Natra version number
natra help [COMMAND]  # Describe available commands or one specific command
natra new APP-NAME    # Creates a new Sinatra application
natra model NAME      # Generate a model
natra controller NAME # Generate a controller
natra scaffold NAME   # Generate a model with its associated views and controllers

The controller generator also have an optional views flag --no-views to create controllers without views.

Using Natra

To generate your app:

natra new APP-NAME

After natra is done generating your app, run bundle install from your app's directory:

bundle install


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.

Code of Conduct

Everyone interacting in the Natra project’s codebases, issue trackers, chat rooms and mailing lists is expected to follow the code of conduct.

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