Plug-in Documentation



The Rake plug-in automates builds for a Ruby program using a Rakefile file.

This plug-in includes the one step:

Step palette

To access this plug-in in the palette, click Build > Tools > Rake.


The steps in this plug-in run on all supported platforms.


No special steps are required for installation. See Installing plug-ins in UrbanCode products.


Version 3.75293, released on March 9, 2016

Version 3.75293 includes the following features and fixes:

  • Added RPX dependency.

Version 2.358076

Version 2.358076 is the initial release of this plug-in. Released on February 2, 2014.


Process steps in the Rake plug-in

Run Rake File

Run a Rakefile file.

Input properties for the Run Rake File step
Name Type Description Required
Rake Command String The fully-qualified path to the Rakefile file. The default is the agents GEM_HOME environment variable. Yes
Rake File Directory String The name of the directory containing the Rakefile files to execute. The default directory is rakelib. No
Rake File Name String The name of the Rakefile file to execute. Yes
Rake Properties String Arguments to pass to the Rake command, such as -v for verbose output. Enter each argument on a new line. No
Script Content String The content of the Rakefile file. The content will be written to the Rake script file and then run. No
Targets String The names of the targets to run in the Rakefile file. Yes