I am glad to announce that Marten 0.2 has been released!
Marten is a Crystal web framework that makes building web applications easy, productive, and fun. The 0.2 release adds key features to the framework such as authentication, email sending, raw SQL query capabilities, … You can check out the full changelog for an overview of all the new features and changes that are part of this release.
Main new features
- Email sending - Marten now allows the definition of emails that can be fully customized (properties, header values, etc) and whose bodies (HTML and/or text) are rendered by leveraging templates.
Authentication - The framework now provides the ability to generate projects with a built-in authentication application that handles basic user management needs: signing in/out users, resetting passwords, etc. This can be achieved through the use of the
--with-authoption of the
- Raw SQL capabilities - Query sets now provide the ability to perform raw SQL queries that are mapped to actual model instances.
Email field for models and schemas - It is now possible to define
Transaction callbacks - Models now support the definition of transaction callbacks by using the
The Marten framework is still young, and as such, I am still looking for feedback from people who would like to play with it and/or leverage it in simple projects!
If you find a bug or if you want to contribute and share ideas regarding the framework, don’t hesitate to open an issue/discussion in the project’s issue tracker on GitHub or chat with us in our Discord. Any help will be greatly appreciated!
And if you are new to Marten, here are a few ideas on how you can get started:
- Check out the Marten GitHub repository
- Check out the official documentation
- Ask for help or chat with the community in our Discord
Thanks for reading me!