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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Enable history in irb and rails console

On your Mac, add following lines in ~/.irbrc require ‘irb/ext/save-history’ #History configuration IRB.conf[:SAVE_HISTORY] = 1000 This will enable irb history which will let you access previous commands with up/down keys The actual history resides under ~/.irb_history

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