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Active Admin vs Devise: What are the differences?

Active Admin: The administration framework for Ruby on Rails applications. Active Admin is a Ruby on Rails framework for creating elegant backends for website administration; Devise: Flexible authentication solution for Rails with Warden. Devise is a flexible authentication solution for Rails based on Warden.

Active Admin belongs to "Database Tools" category of the tech stack, while Devise can be primarily classified under "User Management and Authentication".

Some of the features offered by Active Admin are:

  • Global Navigation
  • Scopes
  • Index Styles

On the other hand, Devise provides the following key features:

  • Is Rack based
  • Is a complete MVC solution based on Rails engines
  • Allows you to have multiple models signed in at the same time

"Customizable" is the top reason why over 6 developers like Active Admin, while over 31 developers mention "Reliable" as the leading cause for choosing Devise.

Active Admin and Devise are both open source tools. Devise with 20.1K GitHub stars and 4.79K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Active Admin with 8.54K GitHub stars and 3.02K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Devise has a broader approval, being mentioned in 78 company stacks & 156 developers stacks; compared to Active Admin, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 28 developer stacks.

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Pros of Devise
  • 7
    Customizable
  • 3
    Easy Integration
  • 2
    Powerful Admin Portal
  • 33
    Reliable
  • 17
    Open Source
  • 4
    Support for neo4j database
  • 2
    Secure

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What is Active Admin?

Active Admin is a Ruby on Rails framework for creating elegant backends for website administration.

What is Devise?

Devise is a flexible authentication solution for Rails based on Warden

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