Ruby LSP RSpec

Gem Version

Ruby LSP RSpec is a Ruby LSP addon for displaying CodeLens for RSpec tests.

Screenshot of the code lenses


To install, add the following line to your application's Gemfile:

# Gemfile
group :development do
  gem "ruby-lsp-rspec", require: false

After running bundle install, restart Ruby LSP and you should start seeing CodeLens in your RSpec test files.

Usages (with VS Code)

  1. When clicking Run, the test(s) will be executed via the Test Explorer.
    • However, deeply nested tests may not be displayed correctly at the moment.
  2. When clicking Run In Terminal, a test command will be generated in the terminal.
  3. When clicking Debug, the test(s) will be executed with VS Code debugger enabled (requires the debug gem).


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and the created tag, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the code of conduct.


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.

Code of Conduct

Everyone interacting in the Ruby::Lsp::Rspec project's codebases, issue trackers, chat rooms and mailing lists is expected to follow the code of conduct.