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Ruby Plugin

Install Ruby plugin

The Ruby plugin extends IntelliJ IDEA with the full-scale functionality for Ruby development. To install the plugin, follow the steps below:

For the detailed information on how to work with Ruby, refer to the RubyMine help.

  1. In the Settings/Preferences dialog (Ctrl+Alt+S), select Plugins.

  2. Find the plugin in the Marketplace and click Install.

  3. Restart IntelliJ IDEA.

Install Ruby/Rails

To work with the Ruby programming language, you need to download and install the required Ruby distribution: Download Ruby. IntelliJ IDEA automatically detects interpreters installed on a local machine and maintained by version managers. The following interpreters are supported:

  • Ruby MRI (version 1.8.7 and later)

  • JRuby

  • Rubinius (without debugging)

  • TruffleRuby (without debugging)

For Rails projects, the following framework versions are supported:

  • Rails 3.2.x requires Ruby 1.8.7 or later.

  • Rails 4 requires Ruby 1.9.x or later.

  • Rails 5 requires Ruby 2.2.2 or later.

  • Rails 6 requires Ruby 2.5.0 or later.

Last modified: 20 September 2019