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# Sinatra minimalist RestMQ
# no COMET, just /q/ routes and queue logic
# the core of RestMQ is how it uses Redis' data types
require 'rubygems'
require 'sinatra'
require 'redis'
QUEUESET = 'QUEUESET' # queue index
UUID_SUFFIX = ':UUID' # queue unique id
QUEUE_SUFFIX = ':queue' # suffix to identify each queue's LIST
reds =
get '/q/*' do
queue = params['splat'].to_s
throw :halt, [404, 'Not found\n'] if queue == nil
queue = queue + QUEUE_SUFFIX
b = reds.rpop queue
throw :halt, [404, 'Not found (empty queue)\n'] if b == nil
v = reds.get b
"{'value':" + v + "'key':" + b + "}"
post '/q/*' do
queue = params['splat'].to_s
value = params['value'].to_s
throw :halt, [404, "Not found"] if queue == nil
q1 = queue + QUEUE_SUFFIX
uuid = reds.incr queue + UUID_SUFFIX
reds.sadd QUEUESET, q1
lkey = queue + ':' + uuid.to_s
reds.set lkey, value
reds.lpush q1, lkey
'{ok, '+lkey+'}'

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@denzuko denzuko commented Oct 8, 2010

There is a bit of duplication in your code. Check out the fix here at

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