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Ruby (Rails application)

Below are two options for "live"-debugging Ruby code (i.e., while the application is running).


Install pry and set binding.pry breakpoints in your Ruby code: Pry should work independently of your IDE.

Visual Studio Code

If you're using the Visual Studio Code IDE, you can use it's visual / GUI debugger. The configuration depends on your local setup, however, following these instructions should get you started fine:

In case debugging doesn't work yet, have a look at the following resources to fine-tune your configuration: