During Railsconf I was anxious to see what all the hype was about Sinatra.  While attending Blake’s Sinatra tutorial I ported the Flickr Original web service (originally in merb) to a nice and compact one-file Sinatra app.  It’s really nice having everything as minimal as possible and in one file.
Now, deployment.
I guess Thin is the [...]

Sinatra on Google App Engine

Monday 05/18/2009  –  Category: Uncategorized

I attended a JRuby on Google App Engine talk during Railsconf and have been anxious to try deploying a Ruby application on the platform.  This tutorial gives a good walkthrough and I was able to get a Sinatra app up and running on GAE, but not without a few hiccups and hurdles.
Some things I ran [...]

RailsConf 2009 Notes

Tuesday 05/12/2009  –  Category: Uncategorized

Can someone smell stale blog?  It’s been busy on this side and I haven’t had any blogworthy material for awhile…until now.
I had the opportunity to go to RailsConf last week in Las Vegas.   A lot of smart people, an overwhelming array of Apple products and geeky shirts, and tons of nerdy sessions.
Here are some brief [...]