Pundit VS Action Policy

Compare Pundit vs Action Policy and see what are their differences.


Minimal authorization through OO design and pure Ruby classes (by varvet)

Action Policy

Authorization framework for Ruby/Rails applications (by palkan)
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Pundit Action Policy
12 3
7,488 910
0.6% -
5.2 7.3
8 days ago about 1 month ago
Ruby Ruby
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Pundit. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-16.

Action Policy

Posts with mentions or reviews of Action Policy. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-04-26.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Pundit and Action Policy you can also consider the following projects:

CanCanCan - The authorization Gem for Ruby on Rails.

rolify - Role management library with resource scoping


Devise - Flexible authentication solution for Rails with Warden.

Consul - Scope-based authorization for Ruby on Rails.

Declarative Authorization - An unmaintained authorization plugin for Rails. Please fork to support current versions of Rails

AccessGranted - Multi-role and whitelist based authorization gem for Rails (and not only Rails!)

acl9 - Yet another role-based authorization system for Rails

oso - Oso is a batteries-included framework for building authorization in your application.

Sidekiq - Simple, efficient background processing for Ruby

banken - Simple and lightweight authorization library for Rails