>> puts "this is red".red

>> puts "this is red with a blue background (read: ugly)".red_on_blue

>> puts "this is red with an underline".red.underline

>> puts "this is really bold and really blue"

>> logger.debug "hey this is broken!".red_on_yellow     # in rails

>> puts "This is red" # but this part is mostly untested

Windows users:

You will need the Win32 Console Ansi gem.  Get it:

$ sudo gem install win32console-1.0.0 --source

(We're trying to make it official.  Hang in there.)

>> chris[at]ozmmorg