loaf VS devise_masquerade

Compare loaf vs devise_masquerade and see what are their differences.


Manages and displays breadcrumb trails in Rails app - lean & mean. (by piotrmurach)


Extension for devise, enable login as functionality. Add link to the masquerade_path(resource) and use it. (by oivoodoo)
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loaf devise_masquerade
2 3
404 486
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0.0 5.0
about 1 year ago 11 days ago
Ruby Ruby
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of loaf. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-12.


Posts with mentions or reviews of devise_masquerade. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-10.
  • Master login to customer's account bad practice?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/rails | 10 Feb 2023
    There's a Devise plugin to help you do this (without needing a user's password; instead you'd want/need to have some concept of an admin user and maybe an admin backend to add the masquerade/impersonation links to): https://github.com/oivoodoo/devise_masquerade
  • 10 things I add to every Rails app
    9 projects | dev.to | 2 Oct 2021
    Alongside this, devise_masquerade is a fantastic plugin to use with your admin area, allowing you to login as other users. This is helpful for debugging account specific issues etc.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing loaf and devise_masquerade you can also consider the following projects:

Breadcrumbs on Rails - A simple Ruby on Rails plugin for creating and managing a breadcrumb navigation.

active_link_to - Rails view helper to manage "active" state of a link

Gretel - Flexible Ruby on Rails breadcrumbs plugin.

Simple Navigation - A ruby gem for creating navigations (with multiple levels) for your Rails, Sinatra or Padrino applications. Render your navigation as html list, link list or breadcrumbs.

metamagic - Simple Ruby on Rails plugin for creating meta tags.

motion - Reactive frontend UI components for Rails in pure Ruby

rspec-rails - RSpec for Rails 5+

tomo - A friendly CLI for deploying Rails apps ✨

apipie-postman - Ruby gem to generate Postman collection from Apipie output.

Rack::Attack - Rack middleware for blocking & throttling

memo_wise - The wise choice for Ruby memoization

letter_opener_web - A web interface for browsing Ruby on Rails sent emails