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Ruby Building Web Apps with Sinatra ERB Templates Loading ERB Templates

What is the problem?

In the get route for the /hello path, render the views/welcome.erb template.

require "sinatra"
require "views/welcome.erb"

get "/hello" do

 erb: welcome
<h1>Welcome to our app!</h1>

2 Answers

Ari Misha
Ari Misha
19,323 Points

Hiya Anna! Lets consider an example, alright? Cool! I want to route request for /hello_world and for the same get request , i'd like render this file called index, okay? Now how are we gonna code this in Sinatra Framework:


get "/hello_world" do
  erb :index

Did you notice the difference between this example code and your code? I passed "index" template as a symbol, whereas (maybe its just a typo from your side but Ruby aint human) you passed something named "index" to your erb symbol. There is a difference between erb: index or erb: :index or erb :index. That colon matters.

I hope it helped. !

~ Ari

thank you! I have fixed it already.