Django vs SQLAlchemy: What are the differences?
Django: The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines. Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design; SQLAlchemy: The Python SQL Toolkit and Object Relational Mapper. SQLAlchemy is the Python SQL toolkit and Object Relational Mapper that gives application developers the full power and flexibility of SQL.
Django belongs to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack, while SQLAlchemy can be primarily classified under "Object Relational Mapper (ORM)".
Django and SQLAlchemy are both open source tools. Django with 42.6K GitHub stars and 18.3K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than SQLAlchemy with 3.34K GitHub stars and 886 GitHub forks.
Instagram, Pinterest, and Udemy are some of the popular companies that use Django, whereas SQLAlchemy is used by MonkeyLearn, WakaTime, and YOU-app. Django has a broader approval, being mentioned in 993 company stacks & 914 developers stacks; compared to SQLAlchemy, which is listed in 34 company stacks and 29 developer stacks.
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