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Administrate vs RailsAdmin: What are the differences?

Developers describe Administrate as "Rails framework for creating flexible admin dashboards, by thoughtbot". Administrate is heavily inspired by projects like Rails Admin and ActiveAdmin, but aims to provide a better user experience for site admins, and to be easier for developers to customize. On the other hand, RailsAdmin is detailed as "A Rails engine that provides an easy-to-use interface for managing your data". RailsAdmin is a Rails engine that provides an easy-to-use interface for managing your data.

Administrate and RailsAdmin can be categorized as "Database" tools.

Some of the features offered by Administrate are:

  • No DSLs (domain-specific languages)
  • Support the simplest use cases, and let the user override defaults with standard tools such as plain Rails controllers and views.
  • Break up the library into core components and plugins, so each component stays small and easy to maintain.

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

  • CRUD any data with ease
  • Custom actions
  • Automatic form validation

Administrate and RailsAdmin are both open source tools. RailsAdmin with 7.09K GitHub stars and 2.08K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Administrate with 4.43K GitHub stars and 779 GitHub forks.

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      Easy setup
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      No configuration required
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      Tolerable UI (default Bootstrap)
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      Search and filtering
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      Export data to CSV
    • 1
      Export to JSON
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      Free

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        Not easy to customize

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      What is Administrate?

      Administrate is heavily inspired by projects like Rails Admin and ActiveAdmin, but aims to provide a better user experience for site admins, and to be easier for developers to customize.

      What is RailsAdmin?

      RailsAdmin is a Rails engine that provides an easy-to-use interface for managing your data.

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