Basic Ruby web apps with Sinatra

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Jacob Harris of 18F
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 10 at 11:30am
  • Location: Matchless
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

This class focuses on using a simple, popular framework for creating web applications with Ruby called Sinatra. After you've learned enough Ruby to work with a set (or sets) of data and clean it up, Sinatra can help you turn it into something your readers can interact with.

This class will be most useful if: You attended the earlier Ruby classes or have previous Ruby experience.

Speaker Bios

  • Jacob Harris is an Innovation Specialist at 18F, a digital consultancy inside the U.S. government, for the U.S. government. Previously he was a member of the Interactive Newsroom Technologies team at the New York Times. @harrisj

Related Tipsheets

  • Basic Ruby web apps with Sinatra
    This tutorial guides you through how to build web applications your readers can interact with using a simple Ruby framework called Sinatra. https://github.com/harrisj/nicar-sinatra