Shanghai on Rails
- October 20, 2007
Debugging Ruby and Rails
- Jon Hancock - http://www.shellshadow.com
Does Ruby Need a
If you’ve never experienced Smalltalk, you don’t know
what your missing.
- Try squeak - squeak.org, seaside.st
Debuggers for Ruby
NetBeans - 6.0 Beta 1 - as good as it gets for free.
Aptana (RadRails) - Eclipse based. Latest beta,
October 2007, does not work!
Gyre - http://gyre.bitscribe.net/ - Keep an eye on this
3rd Rail - $299, no fast debugger yet
Sapphire Steel - http://www.sapphiresteel.com/ -
VisualStudio Plugin - free / $249
ActiveState Komodo IDE 4.2 - nice, $249. Includes
TextMate and e-editor - simple font end to ruby-debug
TextMate and e-texteditor
Windows - http://www.e-texteditor.com/
NetBeans 6.0 Beta
Download the smaller Ruby only version
Some setup required
- gem install ruby-debug-ide
- NetBeans Preferences
Not perfect but great for exploring Ruby and Rails
Free book download!!
“Build Your Own Ruby On Rails Web Applications”