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JSON API vs Prisma: What are the differences?

What is JSON API? One of many data formats that is often applied to REST. It is most widely used data format for data interchange on the web. This data interchange can happen between two computers applications at different geographical locations or running within same hardware machine.

What is 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.

JSON API and Prisma can be categorized as "Query Languages" tools.

Prisma is an open source tool with 15.2K GitHub stars and 886 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Prisma's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Prisma has a broader approval, being mentioned in 21 company stacks & 73 developers stacks; compared to JSON API, which is listed in 12 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.

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Pros of JSON API
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      Type-safe database access
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      Open Source
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      Auto-generated query builder
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      Increases confidence during development
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      Supports multible database systems
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      Built specifically for Postgres and TypeScript
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      Productive application development
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      Supports multible RDBMSs
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      Robust migrations system

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    Cons of JSON API
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        Doesn't support downward/back migrations

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      What is JSON API?

      It is most widely used data format for data interchange on the web. This data interchange can happen between two computers applications at different geographical locations or running within same hardware machine.

      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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      What are some alternatives to JSON API and Prisma?
      REST
      An architectural style for developing web services. A distributed system framework that uses Web protocols and technologies.
      GraphQL
      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.
      OpenAPI
      It is a publicly available application programming interface that provides developers with programmatic access to a proprietary software application or web service.
      OData
      It is an ISO/IEC approved, OASIS standard that defines a set of best practices for building and consuming RESTful APIs. It helps you focus on your business logic while building RESTful APIs without having to worry about the various approaches to define request and response headers, status codes, HTTP methods, URL conventions, media types, payload formats, query options, etc.
      Oracle PL/SQL
      It is a powerful, yet straightforward database programming language. It is easy to both write and read, and comes packed with lots of out-of-the-box optimizations and security features.
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