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Instance Public methods
app(create=false)

reference the global “app” instance, created on demand. To recreate the instance, pass a non-false value as the parameter.

# File railties/lib/rails/console/app.rb, line 8
def app(create=false)
  @app_integration_instance = nil if create
  @app_integration_instance ||= new_session do |sess|
    sess.host! "www.example.com"
  end
end
controller()

Gets a new instance of a controller object.

This method assumes an ApplicationController exists, and it extends ActionController::Base

# File railties/lib/rails/console/helpers.rb, line 13
def controller
  @controller ||= ApplicationController.new
end
helper()

Gets the helper methods available to the controller.

This method assumes an ApplicationController exists, and it extends ActionController::Base

# File railties/lib/rails/console/helpers.rb, line 6
def helper
  @helper ||= ApplicationController.helpers
end
new_session()

create a new session. If a block is given, the new session will be yielded to the block before being returned.

# File railties/lib/rails/console/app.rb, line 17
def new_session
  app = Rails.application
  session = ActionDispatch::Integration::Session.new(app)
  yield session if block_given?
  session
end
reload!(print=true)

reloads the environment

# File railties/lib/rails/console/app.rb, line 25
def reload!(print=true)
  puts "Reloading..." if print
  ActionDispatch::Reloader.cleanup!
  ActionDispatch::Reloader.prepare!
  true
end