Knex.js vs PostgREST: What are the differences?
What is Knex.js? SQL query builder for Postgres, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite3, and Oracle. Knex.js is a "batteries included" SQL query builder for Postgres, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite3, and Oracle designed to be flexible, portable, and fun to use. It features both traditional node style callbacks as well as a promise interface for cleaner async flow control, a stream interface, full featured query and schema builders, transaction support (with savepoints), connection pooling and standardized responses between different query clients and dialects.
What is PostgREST? Automatic REST API for Any Postgres Database. PostgREST serves a fully RESTful API from any existing PostgreSQL database. It provides a cleaner, more standards-compliant, faster API than you are likely to write from scratch.
Knex.js and PostgREST can be categorized as "Database" tools.
Knex.js and PostgREST are both open source tools. It seems that PostgREST with 12.5K GitHub stars and 585 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Knex.js with 9.91K GitHub stars and 1.24K GitHub forks.
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Not an ORM but a query builder. So developers are encouraged or sometimes forced to think about SQL and database layer, which is a good thing.