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Instant GraphQL API for your PostgreSQL database; use standalone or as a Node.js middleware; MIT-licensed OSS
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What is PostGraphile?

Execute one command (or mount one Node.js middleware) and get an instant high-performance GraphQL API for your PostgreSQL database
PostGraphile is a tool in the Query Languages category of a tech stack.
PostGraphile is an open source tool with 9.1K GitHub stars and 440 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to PostGraphile's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses PostGraphile?

12 companies reportedly use PostGraphile in their tech stacks, including Storyscript, Booking, and Fielda.

37 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PostGraphile.

PostGraphile Integrations

Node.js, PostgreSQL, ExpressJS, GraphQL, and Apollo are some of the popular tools that integrate with PostGraphile. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with PostGraphile.
Private Decisions at about PostGraphile

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by members of with PostGraphile in their tech stack.

Obsaa Abdalhalim
Obsaa Abdalhalim
CEO, Founder at Kafali PAY inc. · | 1 upvotes · 67.3K views

React Native NativeBase redux-saga Apollo GraphQL Node.js PostGraphile PostgreSQL PubNub . @PLAID Dwolla.js . Zube GitHub Yarn npm AWS Elastic Beanstalk

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PostGraphile's Features

  • instant GraphQL schema via reflection over PostgreSQL database API
  • compiles complex GraphQL queries into very few SQL statements resulting in high performance
  • built entirely from plugins - heavily customisable
  • support for PostgreSQL RBAC and RLS
  • watch mode (monitors for database schema changes) for great DX
  • standalone server, express middleware, or GraphQL schema
  • integration with Express auth via pgSettings (e.g. Passport.js, optional)
  • JWT auth (optional)
  • very strong support for PostgreSQL functions
  • simple to set up and scale

PostGraphile Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to PostGraphile?
Prisma is an open-source database toolkit. It replaces traditional ORMs and makes database access easy with an auto-generated query builder for TypeScript & Node.js.
An open source GraphQL engine that deploys instant, realtime GraphQL APIs on any Postgres database.
GraphQL is a data query language and runtime designed and used at Facebook to request and deliver data to mobile and web apps since 2012.
PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.
It supports both Active Record and Data Mapper patterns, unlike all other JavaScript ORMs currently in existence, which means you can write high quality, loosely coupled, scalable, maintainable applications the most productive way.
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PostGraphile's Followers
110 developers follow PostGraphile to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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