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.
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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- 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
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