Best rails tools to automatically handle logging of things like all a user's actions, or changes to a record in a module - primarily for audit purposes.

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  • PaperTrail

    Track changes to your rails models

  • Start with https://github.com/paper-trail-gem/paper_trail

  • Audited

    Audited (formerly acts_as_audited) is an ORM extension that logs all changes to your Rails models.

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  • Lograge

    An attempt to tame Rails' default policy to log everything.

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