by ruby-debug

ruby-debug / ruby-debug-ide

An interface which glues ruby-debug to IDEs like Eclipse (RDT), NetBeans and RubyMine.

229 Stars 63 Forks Last release: almost 4 years ago (v0.6.1.beta4) Other 519 Commits 39 Releases

Available items

No Items, yet!

The developer of this repository has not created any items for sale yet. Need a bug fixed? Help with integration? A different license? Create a request here:

Gem Version Build Status


The 'ruby-debug-ide' gem provides the protocol to establish communication between the debugger engine (such as debase or ruby-debug-base) and IDEs (for example, RubyMine, Visual Studio Code, or Eclipse). 'ruby-debug-ide' redirect commands from the IDE to the debugger engine. Then, it returns answers/events received from the debugger engine to the IDE. To learn more about a communication protocol, see the following document: ruby-debug-ide protocol.

Install debugging gems

Depending on the used Ruby version, you need to add/install the following debugging gems to the Gemfile: - Ruby 2.x - ruby-debug-ide and debase - Ruby 1.9.x - ruby-debug-ide and ruby-debug-base19x - jRuby or Ruby 1.8.x - ruby-debug-ide and ruby-debug-base

For Windows, make sure that the Ruby DevKit is installed.

Start debugging session

To start the debugging session for a Rails application, run the following command:

rdebug-ide --host --port 1234 --dispatcher-port 1234 -- bin/rails s
If you want to debug a Rails application run using Docker Compose, you need to start the Rails server from the Docker in the following way:
command: bundle exec rdebug-ide --host --port 1234 -- bin/rails s -p 3000 -b
  - .:/sample_rails_app
  - "1234:1234"
  - "3000:3000"
  - "26162:26162"
Note that all ports above should be exposed in the Dockerfile.

We use cookies. If you continue to browse the site, you agree to the use of cookies. For more information on our use of cookies please see our Privacy Policy.