RBname is an interactive renaming tool
gem install rbname
Renaming things (classes, methods, properties) is a snap in a language like Java. In Ruby, however, I usually find myself grepping for occurrences of a pattern, and manually editing each file. This takes a while.
Why not automate the process?
This tool lets you specify, via a regex, which lines you are interested in changing. Then it watches how you change those lines, and makes suggestions about how to change other lines. ###Rename Example Suppose that you encountered the line :
db_conn = Connection.new
And changed it to:
db_conn = DatabaseConnection.new
The tool would later suggest renaming this line:
###VIDEO DEMO https://vimeo.com/82157486