What is Sinatra?
Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web applications in Ruby with minimal effort.
Sinatra is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.
Sinatra is an open source tool with 11.5K GitHub stars and 2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Sinatra's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Sinatra?
120 companies reportedly use Sinatra in their tech stacks, including GitHub, Accenture, and Fiverr.
438 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Sinatra.
Ruby, Sentry, Bugsnag, Airbrake, and CarrierWave are some of the popular tools that integrate with Sinatra. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Sinatra.
Pros of Sinatra
Great ecosystem of tools
Ease of use
If you know http you know sinatra
Flexibilty and easy to use
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