irb Alternatives

Pry

An IRB alternative and runtime developer console

Rubygem pry

Total Downloads
6638005
Releases
138
Current Version
0.9.12.6
Released
2014-01-28 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2010-12-08 11:00:00 UTC

Github pry/pry

Watchers
2715
Forks
237
Development activity
Active
Last commit
2014-04-18 19:30:46 UTC
Contributors
30
Issues
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ripl

ripl is a light, 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). In other words, ripl is also a shell framework. Works on ruby 1.8.7 and greater.

Rubygem ripl

Total Downloads
119961
Releases
31
Current Version
0.7.0
Released
2012-06-21 00:00:00 UTC
First Release
2010-10-27 04:00:00 UTC

Github cldwalker/ripl

Watchers
302
Forks
10
Development activity
Inactive
Last commit
2014-01-02 13:23:36 UTC
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Contributors
5
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