Custom pry command cookbook
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Pry allows you to create custom commands, so you can customize the Guard interactor. See https://github.com/pry/pry/wiki/Command-system and https://github.com/pry/pry/wiki/Custom-commands for more information.
Switch RSpec formatter
This commands allows you to switch the used RSpec formatter quickly:
Pry::Commands.block_command 'fuu', "Use fuubar formatter in rspec" do options = ::Guard.guards(:rspec).runner.options options[:cli] = options[:cli].sub(/\-\-format \w+/, '--format Fuubar') output.puts "Using Fuubar as RSpec formatter." end Pry::Commands.block_command 'doc', "Use documentation formatter in rspec" do options = ::Guard.guards(:rspec).runner.options options[:cli] = options[:cli].sub(/\-\-format \w+/, '--format documentation') output.puts "Using Documentation as RSpec formatter." end
Disable plugins unneeded for Guard interaction
~/.guardrc is just a pryrc that is specific to Guard, so you can use it to disable plugins only in Guard's Pry instance and not those you normally use in development. For instance, pry-stack_explorer is a useful plugin for debugging, but its state output such as frame number indication is unwanted noise in Guard output. So, in
~/.guardrc simply disable it:
Pry.plugins['stack_explorer'] && Pry.plugins['stack_explorer'].disable!
Note that rc files are evaluated before plugins are fully loaded.