A Sinatra ( module that provides authentication for your Sinatra application through Warden (


require 'sinatra'
require 'sinatra_warden'

class Application < Sinatra::Base
  register Sinatra::Warden

  get '/admin' do
    authorize!('/login') # require session, redirect to '/login' instead of work
    haml :admin

  get '/dashboard' do
    authorize! # require a session for this action
    haml :dashboard

More Information

Please read the wiki ( for more information on more advanced configurations.

Note on Patches/Pull Requests

$ git clone git://
$ cd sinatra_warden
$ bundle install
$ bundle exec rake
  • Fork the project.

  • Make your feature addition or bug fix.

  • Add tests for it. This is important so I don't break it in a future version unintentionally.

  • Commit, do not mess with rakefile, version, or history.

  • Send me a pull request. Bonus points for topic branches.


Copyright © 2009 Justin Smestad. See LICENSE for details.