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Blazer vs Trailblazer: What are the differences?

What is Blazer? Share data effortlessly with your team. Works with PostgreSQL and MySQL. Share data effortlessly with your team.

What is Trailblazer? A new architecture for Rails. Trailblazer is a thin layer on top of Rails. It gently enforces encapsulation, an intuitive code structure and gives you an object-oriented architecture. In a nutshell: Trailblazer makes you write logicless models that purely act as data objects, don't contain callbacks, nested attributes, validations or domain logic. It removes bulky controllers and strong_parameters by supplying additional layers to hold that code and completely replaces helpers.

Blazer can be classified as a tool in the "Business Intelligence" category, while Trailblazer is grouped under "Frameworks (Full Stack)".

Blazer and Trailblazer are both open source tools. It seems that Trailblazer with 2.92K GitHub stars and 131 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Blazer with 2.21K GitHub stars and 281 GitHub forks.

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      Trailblazer allows creating sane, large apps in Rails
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      Separates business logic from framework
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      Sound Software Architecture principals
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      Improves maintainability
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      Makes Rails better

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        Hasn't been on Thoughtworks radar since 2014

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      What is Blazer?

      Share data effortlessly with your team

      What is Trailblazer?

      Trailblazer is a thin layer on top of Rails. It gently enforces encapsulation, an intuitive code structure and gives you an object-oriented architecture. In a nutshell: Trailblazer makes you write logicless models that purely act as data objects, don't contain callbacks, nested attributes, validations or domain logic. It removes bulky controllers and strong_parameters by supplying additional layers to hold that code and completely replaces helpers.

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      Metabase
      It is an easy way to generate charts and dashboards, ask simple ad hoc queries without using SQL, and see detailed information about rows in your Database. You can set it up in under 5 minutes, and then give yourself and others a place to ask simple questions and understand the data your application is generating.
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