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Peter Buckwalter
Peter Buckwalter
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Redirects to Google


I am working on the building Sinatra web apps course https://teamtreehouse.com/library/url-parameters

I am running this locally on my machine and I have the code as follows.

require "sinatra"

def page_content(title) File.read("pages/#{title}.txt") rescue Errno::ENOENT return nil end

get "/" do erb :welcome end

get ":title" do page_content(params[:title]) end

When I add the Nick Pettit to the URL it redirects me to Google. When I add Nick%20Pettit to the URL it gives me the "Sinatra doesnโ€™t know this ditty."

I was under the impression I don't need the "set :bind, """ when running the course on my local system rather than using the "Workspaces" version. So other than that I cannot see why this isn't working?

Here is a screen shot of my VS Code screen so you can see how I am setup.