New Ruby Features in 7.0 M2
By Erno Mononen on Jan 23, 2009
In the project logical view, under the platform node, you can now see the gems installed for that platform:
At least I find myself often wanting to look at sources for gems, so this should make it a bit more convenient to open gem source files in the IDE.
The Rake Runner dialog now maintains a list of previously entered task parameters (instead of just the last one entered):
For db:migrate tasks it also prepopulates the combo box with the migrations found in the project:
It'd be nice if the combo box had autocomplete, something I'll need to look at that still.
There are also a couple of testing related enhancements, one is Run Focused test and Run again/Debug support for Shoulda and another one a visual diff viewer for assert_equals failures.
There's a View Differences action on the test method node for assert_equals failures:
(And as you can see the test runner's got a new set of icons too).
When you invoke it, you get the following viewer:
There is more of course, but I'll leave something for the next entry too. Comments / ideas for improvements / bug reports are welcomed as always!