My Ruby (on Rails) Setup in Emacs


Emacs is the editor of choice for many Ruby on Rails developers and I am no exception.

While support for Ruby is somehow lacking in some packages (most notably Semantic Mode and Speedbar), there are many packages one can use to simplify and speed software development up.

However, I like to keep things simple and most of the time I stick with the “basic” machinery.

This is the setup I am currently using, in case you want to try it out:

Other stuff which has not yet entered my routine: