bodyguard VS sheriff

Compare bodyguard vs sheriff and see what are their differences.


Simple authorization conventions for Phoenix apps (by schrockwell)


Build simple and robust authorization systems with just Elixir and Plug (by beam-community)
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bodyguard sheriff
1 0
594 37
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5.9 0.0
18 days ago about 1 month ago
Elixir Elixir
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of sheriff. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing bodyguard and sheriff you can also consider the following projects:


canada - Easy permission definitions in Elixir apps!

policy_wonk - Elixir authorization and resource loading in Plug form for Phoenix

openmaize - Authentication library for Plug-based applications in Elixir

authorize - Rule based authorization for Elixir

htpasswd - Apache httpasswd file reader/writer in Elixir

Pundit - Simple authorization helpers for Elixir stucts, like Ruby's Pundit

phoenix_client_ssl - Set of Plugs / Lib to help with SSL Client Auth.

terminator - 🛡 Modern elixir ACL/ABAC library for managing granular user abilities and permissions

speakeasy - Middleware based authorization for Absinthe GraphQL powered by Bodyguard