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byebug vs pry: What are the differences?

What is byebug? Byebug is a Ruby debugger. Byebug is a Ruby debugger. It's implemented using the TracePoint C API for execution control and the Debug Inspector C API for call stack navigation. The core component provides support that front-ends can build on. It provides breakpoint handling and bindings for stack frames among other things and it comes with an easy to use command line interface.

What is pry? An IRB alternative and runtime developer console. An IRB alternative and runtime developer console.

byebug and pry can be primarily classified as "RubyGems Packages" tools.

byebug and pry are both open source tools. It seems that pry with 6.21K GitHub stars and 577 forks on GitHub has more adoption than byebug with 3.1K GitHub stars and 284 GitHub forks.

September Test Company, Mashweb.Club, and **** are some of the popular companies that use byebug, whereas pry is used by 成都探码科技有限公司, *, and *. byebug has a broader approval, being mentioned in 52 company stacks & 15 developers stacks; compared to pry, which is listed in 49 company stacks and 14 developer stacks.

byebug Stats
  • Dependent Packages Counts - 2.4K
pry Stats
  • Dependent Packages Counts - 12.8K
byebug Release info
Latest version
11.1.3
BSD-2-Clause
pry Release info
Latest version
0.14.1
MIT

What is byebug?

Byebug is a Ruby debugger. It's implemented using the TracePoint C API for execution control and the Debug Inspector C API for call stack navigation. The core component provides support that front-ends can build on. It provides breakpoint handling and bindings for stack frames among other things and it comes with an easy to use command line interface.

What is pry?

An IRB alternative and runtime developer console.

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rails
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