IntelliJ IDEA 2018.1 Help

Ruby Plugin

This feature is only supported in the Ultimate edition.

The following is only valid when Ruby Plugin is installed and enabled!

In this section:


Ruby Plugin extends IntelliJ IDEA with the full-scale functionality for Ruby development.


Before you start working with Ruby, make sure that Ruby plugin is installed and enabled. The plugin is not bundled with IntelliJ IDEA.

Also make sure that the following prerequisites are met:

  • Ruby SDK is downloaded and installed on your machine.
  • The required framework SDKs are downloaded and installed on your machine.

Refer to their respective download and installation pages for details:

Changes to the UI

Being installed, the Ruby Plugin introduces the following changes to the IntelliJ IDEA UI:

Besides that, the following changes are made to the Settings/Preferences dialog:

Last modified: 7 February 2018

See Also

Language and Framework-Specific Guidelines:

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