Padrino vs Trailblazer: What are the differences?
What is Padrino? A powerful full-featured ruby framework built on top of the Sinatra. Padrino is a ruby framework built upon the excellent Sinatra Microframework. Padrino was created to make it fun and easy to code more advanced web applications while still adhering to the spirit that makes Sinatra great!.
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.
Padrino and Trailblazer can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
"Microframework" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Padrino, while over 3 developers mention "Trailblazer allows creating sane, large apps in Rails" as the leading cause for choosing Trailblazer.
Padrino and Trailblazer are both open source tools. Padrino with 3.21K GitHub stars and 497 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Trailblazer with 2.91K GitHub stars and 129 GitHub forks.