Using Foreman for Logging and Watchr

June 2, 2011

[Foreman][1] has quickly turned into a must-have gem for local development for me.

From [@ddollar’s][2] 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][3] through Foreman. Here’s what my current Procfile looks like: