Tutorial by Topics: irb


IRB means "Interactive Ruby Shell". Basically it lets you execute ruby commands in real time (like the normal shell does). IRB is an indispensable tool when dealing with Ruby API. Works as classical rb script. Use it for short and easy commands. One of the nice IRB functions is that when you press tab while typing a method it will give you an advice to what you can use (This is not an IntelliSense)

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