Since its 0.9.2 release on 18th of May 2009, Sinatra doesn’t automatically reload files anymore – not even in development mode.
To achieve this use ‘shotgun’
sudo gem install shotgun
and then start the server using:
The effect is essentially the same (apart from avoiding the issues the ‘traditional’ way of reloading apparently had – which is why it was removed).
Thanks for pointing this out in this thread @ rubyforen.de.