Ruby IRB

Open-source Ruby projects categorized as IRB

Top 4 Ruby IRB Projects

  • Pry

    A runtime developer console and IRB alternative with powerful introspection capabilities.

    Project mention: Ruby 3.3 | | 2023-12-24

    that's surprising considering `pry`[1] is such an amazing debugger IMO.


  • Hirb

    A mini view framework for console/irb that's easy to use, even while under its influence. Console goodies include a no-wrap table, auto-pager, tree and menu.

  • PopRuby

    PopRuby: Clothing and Accessories for Ruby Developers. Fashion meets Ruby! Shop our fun Ruby-inspired apparel and accessories designed to celebrate the joy and diversity of the Ruby community.

  • irbtools

    Improvements for Ruby's IRB console 💎︎

  • lazy_names

    Ease your console typing with redefining constants by shorter version

    Project mention: lazy_names gem, lets you type less | | 2024-02-22

    The gem is accessible on both RubyGems and GitHub. Feel free to contribute, engage in discussions, report issues, or simply give it a try – you might just find the tool you've been seeking!

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2024-02-22.

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What are some of the best open-source IRB projects in Ruby? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Pry 6,691
2 Hirb 1,635
3 irbtools 911
4 lazy_names 4
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