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Cross platform GUI debugger for Ruby

By Peter Cooper / July 17, 2006


Mr. Guid is a Ruby GUI Debugger by 'Mitchell'. It uses GTK+ so it's cross platform (Windows, Linux, OS X) and it can even work remotely over a network. Otherwise, it has all the features that the standard Ruby debugger has, just in GUI form.


  1. Vladimir says:

    Just curios what need to be done to use Mr. GUID as a debuger for Rails app

  2. mitchell says:

    This is Mitchell, author of Mr. Guid. Unfortunately, there are still some issues in the Windows version and threads locking up. I would welcome any assistance on the issue.

    Thanks for the recognition :)

  3. mitchell says:

    Vladimir - http://rubyforge.org/forum/forum.php?thread_id=5786&forum_id=5618

    I haven't tried it myself, but it seems to be very well thought out!

  4. Victor Rottenstein says:

    Hi. what about radrails? could you debug your code with it?

  5. mitchell says:

    It's not a matter of fixing a bug, it's a matter of how sockets are handled in Windows. I couldn't find a workaround, and a very astute developer I worked had no success either. See http://rubyforge.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=5807

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