AASM VS PaperTrail

Compare AASM vs PaperTrail and see what are their differences.

AASM

AASM - State machines for Ruby classes (plain Ruby, ActiveRecord, Mongoid, NoBrainer, Dynamoid) (by aasm)

PaperTrail

Track changes to your rails models (by paper-trail-gem)
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AASM PaperTrail
3 18
4,918 6,665
0.5% 0.2%
5.6 5.9
3 months ago about 1 month ago
Ruby Ruby
MIT License MIT License
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AASM

Posts with mentions or reviews of AASM. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-03-21.

PaperTrail

Posts with mentions or reviews of PaperTrail. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-09.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing AASM and PaperTrail you can also consider the following projects:

Audited - Audited (formerly acts_as_audited) is an ORM extension that logs all changes to your Rails models.

State Machine - Adds support for creating state machines for attributes on any Ruby class

Paranoia - acts_as_paranoid for Rails 5, 6 and 7

Logidze - Database changes log for Rails

Workflow - Ruby finite-state-machine-inspired API for modeling workflow

mongoid-history - Multi-user non-linear history tracking, auditing, undo, redo for mongoid.

Statesman - A statesmanlike state machine library.

ActsAsParanoid - ActiveRecord plugin allowing you to hide and restore records without actually deleting them.

Discard - 🃏🗑 Soft deletes for ActiveRecord done right

ActiveRecord Import - A library for bulk insertion of data into your database using ActiveRecord.

Espinita - Audit activerecord models like a boss (and works with rails 4!)

state_machines - Adds support for creating state machines for attributes on any Ruby class