This is a one-time post to announce the creation of the Ramaze project,
source web framework with the aim to be light and modular.
Ramaze is already relatively stable and we decided that it is time to
broader exposure to find new users and contributors.
Builds on top of the recently released Rack library, which provides
of adapters like Mongrel, WEBrick, CGI or FCGI.
Supports a wide range of templating-engines like:
Amrita2, Erubis, HAML, Liquid, Markaby and its own engine called
Highly modular structure, you can just use the parts you like. This
means that it’s very simple to add your own customizations.
A variety of helpers is already available, giving you things like
caching, OpenID-authentication or aspect-oriented programming for
It is possible to use the ORM you like, be it ActiveRecord, Og,
something more simplistic like a wrapper around YAML::Store.
Good documentation: although we don’t have 100% documentation right
just about every part of Ramaze is covered with basic and advanced
There are a variety of examples and a tutorial available.
Friendly community: lastly, but still quite important, there are
all over the world using Ramaze, so you can get almost instant
Unified FormHelper for ORMs, making the framework mostly independent
Improved configuration system, providing an way to totally change
during runtime and link that with the CLI-parameter automatically.
For more information please come to http://ramaze.rubyforge.org or ask
on IRC (irc://irc.freenode.net/#ramaze)
Michael ‘manveru’ Fellinger and the Ramaze community