arel-helpers VS StoreModel

Compare arel-helpers vs StoreModel and see what are their differences.


Useful tools to help construct database queries with ActiveRecord and Arel. (by camertron)


Work with JSON-backed attributes as ActiveRecord-ish models (by DmitryTsepelev)
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arel-helpers StoreModel
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396 892
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0.0 7.4
about 1 year ago 29 days ago
Ruby Ruby
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of arel-helpers. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-13.


Posts with mentions or reviews of StoreModel. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-08.
  • Is JSONB + Postgres still a viable way of storing varying attributes?
    7 projects | /r/rails | 8 Feb 2023
    I use both and for storing different types of JSONB data in my Rails app. jsonb_accessor is great for lightweight, non-queryable('ish) fields, and StoreModel is great for mapping JSON documents to model-type records.
    7 projects | /r/rails | 8 Feb 2023
    There are some other gems that can do similar things (each with somewhat different design and possibilities) including , , and
  • How to implement user options
    2 projects | /r/rails | 4 Nov 2022
    One of these two should do the trick:
  • store_model 1.0.0. released
    2 projects | /r/rails | 28 Jun 2022
    store_model is a gem for wrapping JSONB values to ActiveRecord–like models:
  • Is there a way you can create a base model and your client may add attributes as needed?
    2 projects | /r/rails | 4 Dec 2021
    Take a look at these gems, and see if they fit your needs: - -

What are some alternatives?

When comparing arel-helpers and StoreModel you can also consider the following projects:

BabySqueel - :pig: An expressive query DSL for Active Record

mini_record - ActiveRecord meets DataMapper, with MiniRecord you are be able to write schema inside your models.

Discard - 🃏🗑 Soft deletes for ActiveRecord done right

Ruby JSON Schema Validator - Ruby JSON Schema Validator

ActiveRecordExtended - Adds additional postgres functionality to an ActiveRecord / Rails application

activerecord_json_validator - 🔩 ActiveRecord::JSONValidator makes it easy to validate JSON attributes against a JSON schema.

ValidatesZipcode - Postal code / zipcode validation for Rails, supporting 233 country codes

bulk_insert - Efficient bulk inserts with ActiveRecord

jsonb_accessor - Adds typed jsonb backed fields to your ActiveRecord models.

Hightop - A nice shortcut for group count queries

Enumerize - Enumerated attributes with I18n and ActiveRecord/Mongoid support

rails_or - Cleaner syntax for writing OR Query in Rails 5, 6. And also add #or support to Rails 3 and 4.