Some Rails tools work better inside of emacs. Specifically running rake tasks, tests, console, the web-server, and browsing your SQL database. Rinari provides functions for running all of these tools inside specialized emacs buffers.
Tab completion selection of a rake task to execute with the output dumped to a compilation buffer allowing jumping between errors and source code. With optional prefix argument allows editing of the rake command.
"Run script/console in a compilation buffer, with command history and links between errors and source code. Use a prefix argument to edit command line options."
Browse the application's database. Looks up login information from your conf/database.sql file.
Run script/server. Dump output to a compilation buffer allowing jumping between errors and source code.