Thin

Tiny, fast & funny HTTP server

Thin is a Ruby web server that glues together 3 of the best Ruby libraries in web history:

  • The Mongrel parser: the root of Mongrel speed and security
  • Event Machine: a network I/O library with extremely high scalability, performance and stability
  • Rack: a minimal interface between webservers and Ruby frameworks

Which makes it, with all humility, the most secure, stable, fast and extensible Ruby web server bundled in an easy to use gem for your own pleasure.

Site:  http://code.macournoyer.com/thin/
Group: http://groups.google.com/group/thin-ruby/topics
Bugs:  http://github.com/macournoyer/thin/issues
Code:  http://github.com/macournoyer/thin
IRC:   #thin on freenode

Installation

For the latest stable version:

gem install thin

Or from source:

git clone git://github.com/macournoyer/thin.git
cd thin
rake install

Usage

A +thin+ script offers an easy way to start your Rack application:

cd to/your/app
thin start

When using with Rails and Bundler, make sure to add gem 'thin' to your Gemfile.

See example directory for samples and run 'thin -h' for usage.

License

Ruby License, http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/LICENSE.txt.

Credits

The parser was stolen from Mongrel http://mongrel.rubyforge.org by Zed Shaw. Mongrel is copyright 2007 Zed A. Shaw and contributors. It is licensed under the Ruby license and the GPL2.

Thin is copyright Marc-Andre Cournoyer macournoyer@gmail.com

Get help at http://groups.google.com/group/thin-ruby/ Report bugs at https://github.com/macournoyer/thin/issues and major security issues directly to me macournoyer@gmail.com.