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  • The Notifier Pattern for Applications That Use Postgres
    7 projects | | 14 May 2024
    Great post!

    Postgres.js actually does this implicitly through a simple API[1] mimicking the postgres way, thereby using only a single dedicated connection for listening per process.

    Listen/notify is also super useful with triggers.


  • Neon Is Generally Available: Serverless Postgres
    6 projects | | 15 Apr 2024
    I want to use this as a chance to bring attention to a GitHub issue that I think would help reduce friction for Neon:

    If the Neon driver were to allow us to easily pass in a localhost connection, the development and test experience would be easier. Perhaps Neon could swap to something like this internally:

    Having run a local dev environment connected to Neon and tests connected to Neon got in our way of adoption. We'd prefer to develop and run tests against a regular Postgres localhost database.

    To the PMs of Neon, put yourself in the shoes of a new developer thinking of giving Neon a try. What changes will I have to make to my code and my development workflow?

  • Drizzle is just as unready for prime-time as Prisma, what else is there?
    12 projects | /r/reactjs | 6 Dec 2023
    I'd push you to consider using postgres, slonik or similar for database queries. With these libraries, you just write SQL, but they perform input sanitization for you. So you can safely write:
  • Ask HN: If you were to build a web app today what tech stack would you choose?
    21 projects | | 29 Oct 2023
  • PostgresJs: The Fastest full featured PostgreSQL client for Node.js and Deno
    1 project | /r/hypeurls | 16 Oct 2023
    16 projects | | 14 Oct 2023
    Thanks Pier! Your comment saved me some frustration here :-D

  • We migrated to SQL. Our biggest learning? Don't use Prisma ORM
    3 projects | | 8 Oct 2023
    There's a core client interface here:


    On what makes it postgres.js faster, from author himself:

    > it seems Postgres.js is actually faster than, not only pg, but of any driver out-there



  • Relational is more than SQL
    11 projects | | 16 Sep 2023
    When viewed as a DSL for set theory, views, CTEs, set-returning functions, et al are indeed proper first-class query abstractions.

    When viewed through the lens of general purpose imperative or functional programming languages, it's easy to see how it can be seen as falling short.

    I'll admit much of the tooling and driver APIs leave a lot to be desired.

    Some tools do make good efforts though such as nested fragments in this driver.

  • SQLite-based databases on the Postgres protocol? Yes we can
    4 projects | | 4 Jul 2023
    I don't think this should turn in to an ORM or not debate, but there are plenty of reasons, especially for the crowd that would do anything to avoid ORMs. Just try to take a peek into the multitude of "ORMs are bad" articles / discussions.

    For instance - I would love to be able to use with sqlite.

  • Is ORM still an anti-pattern?
    15 projects | | 27 Jun 2023
    Demonstrate how easily and accidentally one can make an SQL injection with these:

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