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Hello, Sinatra! Using Sinatra in Ruby
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Hello, Sinatra! Using Sinatra in Ruby

In the previous article in this series of articles, we talked about what Sinatra is. In this article, we'll look at some real functional Sinatra code, touching on a few Sinatra features, all of which will be explored in depth in upcoming articles in this series. Before you get started, you'll have to go ahead and install Sinatra.

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Hijos de Residentes: Tiempos de Espera de la Green Card

El tiempo de espera para la green card de un hijo de residente permanente puede variar desde uno hasta 20 años. Todo depende de la categoría en la que clasifica el hijo, del lugar de nacimiento del mismo y, en menor medida, del centro donde se procesa la solicitud y del consulado donde se hace la entrevista.
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Who Was Sophocles

Sophocles was a playwright and the second of the 3 greatest Greek writers of tragedy (with Aeschylus and Euripides). He is known best for what he wrote about Oedipus, the mythological figure who proved central to Freud and the history of psychoanalysis. He lived through most of the 5th century from 496-406 BCE, experiencing the Age of Pericles and the Peloponnesian War.
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English Grammar: Past Auxiliary Verbs

In English, tenses are formed by conjugating an auxiliary verb plus a standard form of the principal verb. Depending upon the tense, the principal verb may be in the base form, the present participle, or the past participle form. Where does he live? -> live = base form She is preparing dinner at the moment.
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Italian Modifying Suffixes

Sometimes an Italian noun can be modified to express a particular quality (large, small, pretty, ugly) without using a qualifying Italian adjective. These nouns are created by taking the root of the noun and adding a suffix such as - ino , - one , - etto , or - accio . Italian nouns formed this way are called i nomi alterati (altered, or modified, nouns).
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The History of Ethernet

“I came to work one day at MIT and the computer had been stolen so I called DEC to break the news to them that this $30,000 computer that they'd lent me was gone. They thought this was the greatest thing that ever happened because it turns out I had in my possession the first computer small enough to be stolen!
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Epeirogeny: Understanding Vertical Continental Drift

Epeirogeny ("EPP-ir-rod-geny") is strictly vertical movement of a continent rather than horizontal movement that compresses it to form mountains (orogeny) or stretches it to form rifts (taphrogeny). Instead, epeirogenic movements form gentle arches and structural basins, or they lift whole regions evenly.
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Cranberry Morpheme Used in Grammar

In morphology, a cranberry morpheme is a morpheme (that is, a word element, like the cran- of cranberry ) that occurs in only one word. Also called a unique morph(eme), blocked morpheme , and leftover morpheme . Similarly, a cranberry word is a word that occurs in only one phrase, such as the word intents in the phrase all intents and purposes .
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How Did Sherman's March End the Civil War?

Sherman's March to the Sea refers to a long stretch of devastating Union army movements during the United States Civil War. In the fall of 1864, the Union General William Tecumseh ("Cump") Sherman took 60,000 men and pillaged his way through Georgia's civilian farmsteads. The 360-mile march went from Atlanta in central Georgia to Savannah on the Atlantic coast and lasted from November 12-December 22.
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Giant Short-Faced Bear (Arctodus Simus) Profile

Name: Giant Short-Faced Bear; also known as Arctodus simus Habitat: Mountains and woodlands of North America Historical Period: Pleistocene-Modern (800,000-10,000 years ago) Size and Weight: Up to 13 feet long and one ton Diet: Mostly carnivorous; possibly supplemented its diet with plants Distinguishing Characteristics: Large size; long legs; blunt face and snout About the Giant Short-Faced Bear ( Arctodus simus ) Although it's often described as the largest bear that ever lived, the Giant Short-Faced Bear ( Arctodus simus ) didn't quite measure up to either the modern Polar Bear or to its southern counterpart, Arctotherium.
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Does Sunscreen Really Protect You?

Getting a little sunshine is important for helping our bodies generate Vitamin D, an important supplement for strong bones, and for regulating our levels of serotonin and tryptamine, neurotransmitters that keep our moods and sleep/wake cycles in order. Like anything, though, too much sun can cause health issues, from sunburns to skin cancer.
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Array as a Function Return Type and Method Parameter

Arrays in Delphi allow us to refer to a series of variables by the same name and to use a number (an index) to tell them apart. Here's an example integer array that can hold up to 7 (integer) values. Note: this is a fixed-size static Delphi array declaration. Arrays as Function Return Types In Delphi, functions are routines that return a value.
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Meaning of Kaku in Japanese

Kaku is a Japanese word meaning to write or to describe. Learn more about its meaning and usage in Japanese below. Pronunciation Click here to listen to the audio file. Meaning to write; to put down; to compose; to describe; to draw Japanese Characters 書く (かく) Example & Translation Watashi wa mainichi nikki o kaiteiru.
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Have ('ve) and Of

The sound of the preposition of is similar to the sound of 've --the shortened form of the helping verb have . As a result, of is sometimes misused in contractions. Usage Have often functions as an auxiliary verb (or helping verb). In speech and informal writing, the contracted form 've is sometimes used with the verbs could, must, should, would, may , and might .
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Glasnost and Perestroika

When Mikhail Gorbachev came to power in the Soviet Union in March 1985, the country had already been steeped in oppression, secrecy, and suspicion for over six decades. Gorbachev wanted to change that. Within his first few years as general secretary of the Soviet Union, Gorbachev instituted the policies of glasnost ("openness") and perestroika ("restructuring"), which opened the door to criticism and change.
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Understanding Delphi Project and Unit Source Files

In short, a Delphi project is just a collection of files that make up an application created by Delphi. DPR is the file extension used for the Delphi Project file format to store all the files related to the project. This includes other Delphi file types like Form files (DFMs) and Unit Source files (.
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Review of the Novel 'Around the World in 80 Days'

Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days is a rip-roaring adventure story set primarily in Victorian England but spans the world following its protagonist Phileas Fogg. Written with a cosmopolitan and open view of the world, Around the World in Eighty Days is a brilliant tale. Vivid in its descriptions, Fogg, a cold, brittle man, who slowly shows that he does have the heart of an Englishman.
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Holistic Grading (Composition)

Holistic grading is a method of evaluating a composition based on its overall quality. Also known as global grading, single-impression scoring , and impressionistic grading . Developed by the Educational Testing Service, holistic grading is often used in large-scale assessments, such as college placement tests.
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Bamboo and Japanese Culture

The Japanese word for "bamboo" is "take". Bamboo in Japanese Culture Bamboo is a very strong plant. Because of its sturdy root structure, it is a symbol of prosperity in Japan. For years, people were told to run into the bamboo groves in the event of an earthquake, because the bamboo's strong root structure would hold the earth together.
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Male Sexuality in Ancient Rome

"Modern sexuality offers a two-tiered dichotomy based on sexual preference. A homosexual is characterized by his exclusive sexual preference for same-sex relationships. Similarly, a heterosexual favors exclusive sexual relationships with members of the opposite sex. Ancient sexuality, on the other hand, finds its basis in status.
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Is Grad School Harder Than College?

The first days of graduate school go by in a blur for most new students. Even if you attend the same university as you did as an undergraduate, the graduate school experience is very different from being an undergrad. Is grad school harder than college? Definitely. Coursework Is Just the Beginning Classes are a big part of master's programs and the first couple of years of doctoral programs.
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