Set up awesome_print as default Rails console formatter

awesome_print pretty prints/formats Ruby objects. This post focuses on having awesome_print enabled in the rails console without changing/updating the Gemfile. This way it is available in all Rails applications and consoles. You can always add the gem to the Gemfile and have this working for that specific rails application. gem ‘awesome_print’, :require => ‘ap’ To […]

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Install Gems without ri, rdoc documentation

These days it is not necessary to have gem documentation installed locally. This unnecessarily increases installation time. Unless you have specific requirement for locally available documentation, you can skip the installation of rdoc and ri documentation when installing gems. Just add this to your home directory in <home_directory>/.gemrc file gem: –no-document # skip installation of all documentation […]

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Running Rails Tests

This post is only for helping me remember the command that lets me run single test file in rails for rails test framework To run all the test methods from the test case, use $ ruby -Itest test/unit/post_test.rb To run a single test method in the test case, just add the method name $ ruby […]

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