[Foreman] has quickly turned into a must-have gem for local development for me.
From [@ddollar’s] description of Foreman:
Using foreman you can declare the various processes that are needed to run your application using a Procfile.
Besides the normal processes (rails, workers, etc.) I’ve found great success running log tailing and [watchr] through Foreman. Here’s what my current Procfile looks like: