Suggestions on how to support user-customizable views and forms?

I’ve searched the archives and googled and can’t find much on this. I
need to allow an app admin to be able to define the layout of various
views (and eventually various forms). The admin should be able to
specify a row and column number for each field they want presented

I’m thinking a view could look something like this:

<% = @layout.title %>

<% @layout.rows.each do |row| -%> <% row.columns do |col| -%> <% end -%> <% end -%>
<%= col.label %> <%= col.model.send(col.method) %>

The “col” object contains the field’s label, db model class name, and
model method (could be a column attribute or any model instance
The “row” object, so far, is just an array of col objects.

I don’t have the db design for this yet either.

Thanks for any and all suggestions.


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