is it possible to add an interactive debug console? would be great to have the ruby-debug features in a console view if
a breakpoint is hit. sometimes it's nice to evaluate and test things in that way, instead of clicking through the
variables view. an autocomplete feature would be the killer deature for that console. ;) possible?
Not sure how, but will think about it ;) But we are after 6.0 feature freeze, so after 6.0 time frame.
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When implementing this, I suggest taking a look at the wirble gem (http://pablotron.org/software/wirble/). It enhances
the usual irb session with colorized output, and most importantly, a command history (fully reverse searcheable,
unix-style), tab completion, etc. I find it frankly indispensable. It would be nice if whatever IRB session is launched
used wirble or incorporated those features. Thanks.
Here are a few more goodies that help explain why Rails coders appreciate having access to a fully loaded IRB session
Thanks for the links, zerohalo. I also using wirble since the 'beginning'. For now there is (non-debugger-interactive)
console available with some wirble features (coloring, history) in 'Menu -> Windows -> Other -> Ruby Shell (IRB)'. Note
that we are after feature freeze. So this RFE will be targeted after NB 6.0 time frame.
I would also like to see the addition of an interactive debugger console, any chance it can be moved up in priority? Tanks.
Increasing to P1 due to interest. Thus very likely the one picked for the next release (6.5 is feature frozen).