💾 Database Tools incl. ORM, Migrations and Admin UI (Postgres, MySQL & MongoDB) [deprecated] (by prisma)

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  • 🏆 Top Scala open source projects and contributors
    1 project | /r/scala | 20 Jun 2023
    I was surprised to see Prisma (a js library) listed, digging more I found out that they indeed had an Scala project which is now archived
  • Hyperstack - a new open source Node.js web framework with everything included
    6 projects | /r/node | 17 Nov 2022
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  • Show HN: WunderBase – Serverless OSS Database on Top of SQLite, Firecracker
    6 projects | | 15 Sep 2022
    Hey there, I'm Nikolas from the Prisma team. Just came here to quickly clarify this notion:

    > Prisma is an API server that puts a GraphQL API in front of a DB.

    Prisma is an ORM which generates a JavaScript/TypeScript client library for your database.

    Your description is very true for Prisma 1 (which has been in maintenance mode for several years and is officially deprecated by now [1]), but the latest version(s) of Prisma (v2+) don't expose a GraphQL API any more. Prisma 1 also used GraphQL SDL for data modeling, the Prisma ORM on the other hand has its own, custom modeling language for describing database schemas in a declarative way and also comes with a flexible migration system.

    That being said (and as Jens also mentioned elsewhere), the Prisma ORM does use GraphQL _internally_ as a wire protocol. However, as a developer, you _never_ touch this internal GraphQL layer and are not even supposed to be aware of it (you actually have to jump through a lot of hoops to even "find" it). It's also very likely that we'll replace GraphQL as a wire protocol in the future, so "GraphQL" really isn't something you should be thinking about as a developer who is using Prisma.

    Hope that clarifies the situation a bit, let me know if you have any further questions around this topic.


  • Why is Prisma so popular and who the hell is using it for production?
    8 projects | /r/node | 4 Aug 2022
    Could you clarify this? Are you referring to the old Prisma 1 Cloud or the new Prisma Data Platform?
  • Comparing 4 popular NestJS ORMs
    6 projects | | 22 Jun 2022
    First released in 2019, Prisma is the newest ORM of the four we discussed. It will need time to get to a more mature state. Recently, the release of version 3 introduced a few breaking changes. There are also some existing issues noted in GitHub, such as that it does not support some Postgres column types.
  • Preferred SQL ORM
    6 projects | /r/node | 16 Oct 2021
    Mongoose is quite a standard also open-source, but Prisma is an emerging modern solution that seems to take the cake.
  • What is Blitz.js & How to Get Started With It
    4 projects | | 14 Oct 2021
    Well, here comes Blitz, the agnostic monolith. Take the database, for example - Blitz comes out-of-the-box with Prisma 2. However, you're free to switch to another one like Fauna or DynamoDB. The same goes for the configuration; deciding a folder structure, defining routing conventions, selecting a styling library, and adding authorization and authentication are all set up by default, but that doesn't mean you cannot go your own way.
  • Rakkas: Next.js alternative powered by Vite
    13 projects | | 14 Oct 2021
    There is also a RealWorld port (Rakkas implementation of the RealWorld specification), a simple but complete fullstack application demonstrating how to approach building a REST API, accessing your database (via Prisma), handling authentication, testing, and more.
  • GraphQL & REST with Prisma and Azure SQL: love at first sight!
    1 project | | 11 Oct 2021
    If you're into Typescript and prefer a code-first approach when working with databases, you'll be happy to learn about Prisma! Prisma is a next-generation Node.js and TypeScript ORM, that allows you to define a schema using a dedicated DSL so that you can then have all the comforts of modern development environments like intellisense, static type checking, automatic scaffolding and more.
  • Is NextJS a server side framework?
    1 project | /r/nextjs | 29 Sep 2021
    It is a frontend framework, but with API routes and ORMs like , you could use it as a complete stack in traditional sense I suppose.
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