PRY gem - Smarter replacement to irb

PRY GEM Pry is a powerful alternative to the standard IRB shell for Ruby. It is a REPL (it reads, evaluates, prints, loops). Pry’s advantages over irb are Pry adds additional features such as syntax-highlighting, managing history, Live help system etc. CONFIGURE YOUR RAILS APP TO USE PRY INSTEAD OF IRB: Add this line to your gemfile: gem 'pry-rails', :group => :development then run: bundle install you can go ahead and load the console normally using: rails console Once you have the gem installed, you can enter into a session with pry, by just typing pry in your Terminal. pry