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pry

16.41
An IRB alternative and runtime developer console
 Popularity
Downloads
71,954,336
Stars
5,186
Forks
452
Watchers
119
 Releases
Current version
0.11.3
Total releases
460
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
83%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
70%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Depencencies
10,209

ripl

0.21
ripl is a light shell that encourages common middleware for shells i.e. rack for ruby shells. It is also a modular alternative to irb. Like irb, it loads ~/.irbrc, has autocompletion and keeps history in ~/.irb_history. Unlike irb, it is highly customizable via plugins and supports commands i.e. ripl-play. This customizability makes it easy to build custom shells (i.e. for a gem or application) and complex shells (i.e. for the web). Works on ruby 1.8.7 and greater.
 Popularity
Downloads
432,077
Stars
389
Forks
17
Watchers
7
 Releases
Current version
0.7.1
Total releases
32
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
86%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
44%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Depencencies
56

rib

0.08
Ruby-Interactive-ruBy -- Yet another interactive Ruby shell Rib is based on the design of [ripl][] and the work of [ripl-rc][], some of the features are also inspired by [pry][]. The aim of Rib is to be fully featured and yet very easy to opt-out or opt-in other features. It shall be simple, lightweight and modular so that everyone could customize Rib. [ripl]: https://github.com/cldwalker/ripl [ripl-rc]: https://github.com/godfat/ripl-rc [pry]: https://github.com/pry/pry
 Popularity
Downloads
63,968
Stars
219
Forks
5
Watchers
10
 Releases
Current version
1.6.0
Total releases
44
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
85%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
85%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Depencencies
3

fir-repl

0.07
A Ruby REPL inspired by the Fish shell
 Popularity
Downloads
870
Stars
267
Forks
4
Watchers
15
 Releases
Current version
0.1.1
Total releases
2
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
20%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
96%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Depencencies
0