Tips for Job Interviews as a Junior Software Developer Sep 27, 2020
As coding bootcamps such as Coder Academy and General Assembly churn out more and more software developers, and as more and more people…
A few days ago I discovered Padrino, an excellent ruby framework built on top of Sinatra. What can be a better than experimenting with it? Build an actual website with it!
So last night I ported Wuit.com from using vanilla PHP + Flourish to using Padrino + DataMapper + Haml.
The entire porting experience was positive, albeit the website only has two pages.
I did encounter a strange problem with Capistrano though - both
latest_release were giving me strange results. In the end I had to modify my deployment recipe to overcome this.
For building small to medium sized projects, I think Padrino is an excellent choice, as it offers a more complete foundation than Sinatra, and is not as heavy as Rails.