Compare GORM vs Xorm and see what are their differences.


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Posts with mentions or reviews of GORM. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-01-18.
  • Go ORMs Compared
    5 projects | dev.to | 18 Jan 2024
    GORM is a comprehensive ORM tool in Go, offering a code-first approach which allows defining database schemas using struct tags in Go. It's known for its developer-friendly nature, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced users. GORM supports a variety of SQL databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite. It's designed to be flexible, allowing developers to drop down to raw SQL when necessary. However, it's important to be cautious about its performance implications in large-scale applications.
  • 6 🔥 Awesome Golang packages (web devs)
    6 projects | dev.to | 4 Dec 2023
    Homepage: https://gorm.io/
  • Tenha controle sobre seu SQL com Golang e SQLC
    3 projects | dev.to | 25 Nov 2023
  • Build an Event-Driven Uptime Monitor in Go 🚀
    2 projects | dev.to | 20 Oct 2023
    Since most of these APIs will be simple CRUD (Create/Read/Update/Delete) endpoints, let's build this service using GORM, an ORM library that makes building CRUD endpoints really simple.
  • [OpenSource] I am building high performance Plex alternative in Go for Movies and TV Show
    8 projects | /r/golang | 2 Jun 2023
  • Building Robust Applications in Go: Integrating Envconfig, Gorm, and OpenSearch
    3 projects | dev.to | 24 May 2023
    After successfully configuring the application, it's time to delve into integrating the data layer. For this purpose, I will utilize gorm, a powerful SQL ORM that facilitates rapid development of the data layer using model structs.
  • Why ORMs are so hated?
    4 projects | /r/golang | 11 May 2023
    I have never hated gorm and it serves me well. However I tend to feed it raw SQL very often.
  • Golang RESTAPI boilerplate repository
    7 projects | /r/golang | 2 May 2023
    Array of values with embedded value all pointed to the last value, reflect code was broken: https://github.com/go-gorm/gorm/pull/5901 data corruption
  • Does Go, has something similar to Laravel eloquent (ORM) ?
    7 projects | /r/golang | 11 Apr 2023
    Yes. I think the most popular is gorm (https://gorm.io). I use it myself and love it, but i know that many people are against using it. For simple queries, the code is looking really clean. If you have complex queries with e.g. sub selects, your code looks like a car accident.
  • Tools besides Go for a newbie
    36 projects | /r/golang | 26 Mar 2023
    IDE: use whatever make you productive. I personally use vscode. VCS: git, as golang communities use github heavily as base for many libraries. AFAIK Linter: use staticcheck for linting as it looks like mostly used linting tool in go, supported by many also. In Vscode it will be recommended once you install go plugin. Libraries/Framework: actually the standard libraries already included many things you need, decent enough for your day-to-day development cycles(e.g. `net/http`). But here are things for extra: - Struct fields validator: validator - Http server lib: chi router , httprouter , fasthttp (for non standard http implementations, but fast) - Web Framework: echo , gin , fiber , beego , etc - Http client lib: most already covered by stdlib(net/http), so you rarely need extra lib for this, but if you really need some are: resty - CLI: cobra - Config: godotenv , viper - DB Drivers: sqlx , postgre , sqlite , mysql - nosql: redis , mongodb , elasticsearch - ORM: gorm , entgo , sqlc(codegen) - JS Transpiler: gopherjs - GUI: fyne - grpc: grpc - logging: zerolog - test: testify , gomock , dockertest - and many others you can find here


Posts with mentions or reviews of Xorm. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing GORM and Xorm you can also consider the following projects:

ent - An entity framework for Go

SQLBoiler - Generate a Go ORM tailored to your database schema.

go-pg - Golang ORM with focus on PostgreSQL features and performance

pgx - PostgreSQL driver and toolkit for Go

beego orm

sqlc - Generate type-safe code from SQL

gorp - Go Relational Persistence - an ORM-ish library for Go

prisma-client-go - Prisma Client Go is an auto-generated and fully type-safe database client

bun - SQL-first Golang ORM

bun - Incredibly fast JavaScript runtime, bundler, test runner, and package manager – all in one

xorm - xorm是一个简单而强大的Go语言ORM库,通过它可以使数据库操作非常简便。本库是基于原版xorm的定制增强版本,为xorm提供类似ibatis的配置文件及动态SQL支持,支持AcitveRecord操作

upper.io/db - Data access layer for PostgreSQL, CockroachDB, MySQL, SQLite and MongoDB with ORM-like features.