Pundit VS CanCanCan

Compare Pundit vs CanCanCan and see what are their differences.

Pundit

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

CanCanCan

The authorization Gem for Ruby on Rails. (by CanCanCommunity)
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Pundit CanCanCan
12 7
7,488 5,057
0.6% 0.6%
5.2 6.8
8 days ago 11 days ago
Ruby Ruby
MIT License MIT License
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Pundit

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.

CanCanCan

Posts with mentions or reviews of CanCanCan. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-12.

What are some alternatives?

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

rolify - Role management library with resource scoping

Authority

Devise - Flexible authentication solution for Rails with Warden.

Action Policy - Authorization framework for Ruby/Rails applications

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!)

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