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Graphene vs Prisma: What are the differences?

Graphene: GraphQL framework for Python. Graphene is a Python library for building GraphQL schemas/types fast and easily; Prisma: Prisma makes working with databases easy. Prisma is a powerful database tool used for data access, migrations and visual data management. It replaces traditional ORMs and removes friction from complicated database workflows.

Graphene and Prisma can be categorized as "Query Languages" tools.

Some of the features offered by Graphene are:

  • Easy to use: Graphene helps you use GraphQL in Python without effort.
  • Relay: Graphene has builtin support for Relay
  • Django: Automatic Django model mapping to Graphene Types. Check a fully working Django implementation

On the other hand, Prisma provides the following key features:

  • Simplified & type-safe database access
  • Declarative migrations & data modeling
  • Powerful & visual data management

Graphene and Prisma are both open source tools. Prisma with 14.9K GitHub stars and 872 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Graphene with 4.71K GitHub stars and 502 GitHub forks.

Powersports Auction, Seistreinta, and AnkaWorld are some of the popular companies that use Prisma, whereas Graphene is used by A Color Bright, Advance.Careers, and flatfox. Prisma has a broader approval, being mentioned in 14 company stacks & 14 developers stacks; compared to Graphene, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of Graphene
Pros of Prisma
  • 0
    Will replace RESTful interfaces
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    The future of API's
  • 12
    Type-safe database access
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    Open Source
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    Auto-generated query builder
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    Supports multible database systems
  • 6
    Increases confidence during development
  • 4
    Built specifically for Postgres and TypeScript
  • 4
    Productive application development
  • 2
    Supports multible RDBMSs
  • 2
    Robust migrations system

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Cons of Graphene
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    • 2
      Doesn't support downward/back migrations
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      Doesn't support JSONB
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      Do not support JSONB
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      Mutation of JSON is really confusing
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      Do not support JSONB

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    What is Graphene?

    Graphene is a Python library for building GraphQL schemas/types fast and easily.

    What is Prisma?

    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.

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