You can use Ruote without Ruote-Kit. Ruote-Kit is an implementation of a
ruote client/wrapper that is written in sinatra. I find it useful to still
include in my rails app as a debugging/administrative tool. However you
dont need to and shouldn't have to use it at all.
Just assign access via a constant to Ruote::Engine.new(RUOTE_STORAGE) (or
whatever storage you are using) in ruote_initializer.rb and you will be