Ruby on Rails with Visual Studio Code

Paul Lonsdale
Aug 26, 2017 · 5 min read
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{// See for the documentation about the tasks.json format"version": "2.0.0","tasks": [{"taskName": "beautify","type": "shell","command": "htmlbeautifier ${relativeFile}","problemMatcher": [],"presentation": {"reveal": "never"}},{"taskName": "rubocop","type": "shell","command": "rubocop --auto-correct ${relativeFile}","problemMatcher": [],"presentation": {"reveal": "never"}},{"taskName": "rspec","type": "shell","command": "bundle exec rspec","problemMatcher": [],"presentation": {"reveal": "always"}},{"taskName": "rspec file","type": "shell","command": "bundle exec rspec ${relativeFile}","problemMatcher": [],"presentation": {"reveal": "always"}},{"taskName": "rails c","type": "shell","command": "bundle exec rails console","problemMatcher": [],"presentation": {"reveal": "always"}},{"taskName": "rails s","type": "shell","command": "bundle exec rails server","problemMatcher": [],"presentation": {"reveal": "always"}},{"taskName": "cap production deploy","type": "shell","command": "cap production deploy","problemMatcher": [],"presentation": {"reveal": "always"}},{"taskName": "configure","type": "shell","command": "gem install ruby-debug-ide:0.6.0 debase:0.2.2.beta10 rcodetools rubocop fastri htmlbeautifier --no-ri --no-rdoc","problemMatcher": [],"presentation": {"reveal": "always"}}]}

Further settings

{"files.autoSave": "onFocusChange","workbench.colorTheme": "Solarized Dark","atomKeymap.promptV3Features": true,"editor.multiCursorModifier": "ctrlCmd","editor.formatOnPaste": true,"editor.tabSize": 2,"editor.rulers": [80],"csscomb.preset": "/path/to/csscomb.json","editor.minimap.enabled": false,"ruby.lint": {"rubocop": {"lint": true,"rails": true}},"workbench.activityBar.visible": true,"telemetry.enableCrashReporter": false,"files.trimTrailingWhitespace": true,"search.exclude": {"**/.git": true,"**/node_modules": true,"**/bower_components": true,"**/tmp": true,"**/coverage": true,"**/log": true,"**/public/uploads": true},"files.exclude": {"**/.git": true,"**/.svn": true,"**/.hg": true,"**/CVS": true,"**/.DS_Store": true,"**/log": true}}
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Closing thoughts

Paul Lonsdale

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