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Earlier, I explained how I built my personalized url shortner in Sinatra. This past week, we’ve been spinning up demo apps in Rails instead, so I wanted to walk through a little comparison of the two frameworks. As one of our instructors said, “Sinatra is like a stripped-down muscle car and Rails is like an RV.” Here’s how setting up a simple “Hello, World!” app breaks down between the two.