Ever wanted to be able to debug an HTML page using the power of Firebug while running Cucumber/Capybara features/steps?
Follow these simple steps and you can get it to work:
1) Create a new “WebDriver” Firefox profile using the instructions found here
2) Fire up Firefox using the newly created profile and install/configure Firebug the way you want it. See instructions above.
3) Run your Cucumber/Capybara steps and pause the feature using a sleep() statement long enough for you to poke around in the page with Firebug.
**Note this has been proven to work on OS X, your mileage on other OS’s may be limited.