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Ruby Building Web Apps with Sinatra Your First Sinatra App Your First App

Aaron Feltman
Aaron Feltman
8,434 Points

Creating the app

I didn't see any part of the video where the app was created. or if it was I'm unsure. I saw the install of the Sinatra Gem, the video then moved to using a text editor. Is this just a different method than creating a rails app? or is this just the overview and we go over the steps in detail in later videos? or was it just cut?

1 Answer

Jay McGavren
Jay McGavren
Treehouse Teacher

The structure of a Rails app is very complex, so Rails generates a directory and file structure for you. Sinatra, by contrast, is very simple- an app could be just a single file. So creating a Sinatra app can be as simple as creating a file in a text editor.