Broken debugger: my workaround

For me, RubyMine's test/debug environment has broken over and over again as various pieces of my dev stack are upgraded.

After wasting tons of time, I've started running tests in a standalone console using a test-runner based on Guard.

Also I wrote a custom rspec formatter that automatically opens the failing spec in RubyMine.  ( see )

This has been working well - simple, fast and very reliable.

I wonder if anyone else has written add-ons like this?  I'm interested to learn about hacks/tricks/experience from others...

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