There is so much old data out there about debugging in Ruby that I wanted to post a quick reminder here so I could remember the current way to do it.
So here goes... debugging in Ruby 1.9 on Rails:
In the Gemfile...
gem 'debugger', group: [:development, :test]
Then from anywhere in your code:
One quick tip as well, type in
irb from the debug console to get to a Rails console. Niiice!
Found the answer on Stack Overflow.