Rails Console Shortcuts
A couple of quick nuggets I picked up from Amy Hoy’s Secrets of the Rails Console Ninjas.
Firstly, the magic
y method which dumps an object to YAML – much more readable than the standard
>> y james --- !ruby/object:User attributes: firstname: James surname: Mead login: floehopper new_record: true => nil
Secondly, clear your console using
command + k (or
ctrl + l for those on Windows)