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Site: http://benjaminfleischer.com

Comments by Benjamin Fleischer

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ActiveAdmin helped us get up and running quickly, but once we had use cases outside of very simple CRUD, it became nightmarish.

  • You can't inherit pages e.g. for an STI parent class
  • There's no obvious base application controller
  • Having everything in the app/admin/foos.rb quickly makes the file huge. Would love some separation of concerns
  • Its conventions are so different from rails
  • It's pretty hard to customize. It requires a lot of reading source code and hacking
  • It overwrites any existing login/logout routes you have

Do read this: http://staal.io/blog/2013/02/26/mastering-activeadmin/

I did try rails_admin first because it seemed more customizable but it didn't have all the features I wanted

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I'm the new maintainer of metric_fu and it should work now on ruby 1.9 without any problems. See configuration instructions at https://github.com/metricfu/metric_fu which include how you can have metric_fu load external coverage output (e.g. using simplecov)

Rcov on ruby 1.9 segfaults and fails a lot, so running it is disabled by default and the gem is no longer included as a dependency. However, you may still config it to run or load coverage stats you've already generated

Also, it works from the command-line now. Now need to bundle it or run rake or metrical

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I've revived the MetricFu project if you'd like to try the newest version and submit any issues there. Under active development.