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What is Slick?

It is a modern database query and access library for Scala. It allows you to work with stored data almost as if you were using Scala collections while at the same time giving you full control over when a database access happens and which data is transferred.
Slick is a tool in the Database Tools category of a tech stack.
Slick is an open source tool with 2.3K GitHub stars and 546 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Slick's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Slick?

7792 companies reportedly use Slick in their tech stacks, including orat.io, Massdrop, and SpringRole.

10 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Slick.

Slick Integrations

MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, and Scala are some of the popular tools that integrate with Slick. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with Slick.

Why developers like Slick?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Slick
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Slick's Features

  • Seamless data access for your Scala application
  • Write Scala code to query your database
  • All database entities and queries are statically checked at compile-time
  • Compose query operations just as if you were using Scala's collections

Slick Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Slick?
Sequel Pro
Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.
PostGIS is a spatial database extender for PostgreSQL object-relational database. It adds support for geographic objects allowing location queries to be run in SQL.
Open PostgreSQL Monitoring
Open PostgreSQL Monitoring is a free software designed to help you manage your PostgreSQL servers.
Flyway lets you regain control of your database migrations with pleasure and plain sql. Solves only one problem and solves it well. Flyway migrates your database, so you don't have to worry about it anymore.
Developers store database changes in text-based files on their local development machines and apply them to their local databases. Changelog files can be be arbitrarily nested for better management.
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Slick's Followers
10 developers follow Slick to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Animesh Kumar
Tiago Colin
Julien Lafont
Anil Kumar Malyala
Nathaniel Fischer
Steve Franks
Nic Infante