I’m working in a Rails stack that involves a lot of convolutedly inter-related dependencies, which I’m not yet all that familiar with.
I often want to go visit the github page of one of the dependencies, to check out the README, issues/PRs, generally root around in the source, etc. Sometimes I want to clone and look at the source locally, but often in addition to that I’m wanting to look at the github repo.
So I wrote a little utility to let me do gem-visit name_of_gem and it’ll open up the github page in a browser, using the MacOS open utility …read more
Source: Bibliographic Wilderness