What is Doctrine 2?
Doctrine 2 sits on top of a powerful database abstraction layer (DBAL). One of its key features is the option to write database queries in a proprietary object oriented SQL dialect called Doctrine Query Language (DQL), inspired by Hibernates HQL.
Doctrine 2 is a tool in the Object Relational Mapper (ORM) category of a tech stack.
Who uses Doctrine 2?
51 companies reportedly use Doctrine 2 in their tech stacks, including development, Vend, and 37DEUX.
160 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Doctrine 2.
Pros of Doctrine 2
Great abstraction, easy to use, good docs
Doctrine 2 Alternatives & Comparisons
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