Debugging Rails with Pry Console

Tips and tricks for snooping about your codebase with the Pry console. You'll learn how to view the source code of ANY method on demand, see global variables, or change "self" to another object.

Debugging Rails with Pry Debugger

Master the universal debugger commands "step" and "next" and learn how to crack open a Pry session at any point.

Debugging Rails with Operating System Tools

Unix/Command-Line level tools for making web-developers' lives easier– lsof, nslookup, gdb, tcpdump, ctags, ack, strace, and top

Debugging Rails with Online or Third Party Tools

How Google Webmaster Tools, Google Search, New Relic, and email delivery reports can help you uncover errors in your web application

Debugging Rails with Memcached

Many apps use Memcached in their infrastructure so it's important to know how to debug thorny caching errors.

Debugging Rails with Logs

Everything you ought to be looking at when interpreting the Rails built-in logs. Also looks at other logs, such as Amazon S3 access logs and scheduler logs.

Debugging Rails with Git

Source control software gives us a unique insight into changes in code and the human intention behind them.

Debugging Rails with Custom Instrumentation

Why settle with the debugging tools built into Rails? Why not create your own custom tools to ease the load?

Debugging Rails With Chrome DevTools

Chrome DevTools gives you yet another angle for debugging your software, especially the CSS and JS.

Debugging Rails With Built-in Tools

Lesser known tools built in to the standard stack - such as the middleware lister, Gemfile.lock, Ruby compiler checks, rails dbconsole

A Comprehensive Guide To Debugging Rails

Feedback systems for finding errors in your web application.

Why Bother With Cucumber Testing?

The disadvantages of using Cucumber and its widespread use as a poor man's integration test.