revise_auth VS devise_masquerade

Compare revise_auth vs devise_masquerade and see what are their differences.


A pure Rails authentication system like Devise. (by excid3)


Extension for devise, enable login as functionality. Add link to the masquerade_path(resource) and use it. (by oivoodoo)
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10 days ago 23 days ago
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MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of revise_auth. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-10.


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 | /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):
  • 10 things I add to every Rails app
    9 projects | | 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 revise_auth and devise_masquerade you can also consider the following projects:

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

rspec-rails - RSpec for Rails 6+

devise-api - The devise-api gem is a convenient way to add authentication to your Ruby on Rails application using the devise gem. It provides support for access tokens and refresh tokens, which allow you to authenticate API requests and keep the user's session active for a longer period of time on the client side

memo_wise - The wise choice for Ruby memoization

tomo - A friendly CLI for deploying Rails apps ✨

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

GraphBoard - Rails 7 federated microservices, Apollo Gateway on Typescript, Golang video streaming. read readme. Lots of possibilities to reimplement microservices on other programming languages, so goddman open to intelectual challenges.

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

mobility-actiontext - Translate Rails Action Text rich text with Mobility.

Rack::Attack - Rack middleware for blocking & throttling

postmark-rails - Official integration library for using Rails and ActionMailer with the Postmark HTTP API