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Knex.js vs Sequel Pro: What are the differences?

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; Sequel Pro: MySQL database management for Mac OS X. Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.

Knex.js and Sequel Pro can be categorized as "Database" tools.

"Write once and then connect to almost any sql engine" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Knex.js, while over 21 developers mention "Free" as the leading cause for choosing Sequel Pro.

Knex.js and Sequel Pro are both open source tools. It seems that Knex.js with 9.91K GitHub stars and 1.24K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Sequel Pro with 6.73K GitHub stars and 591 GitHub forks.

Movielala, Algorithmia, and Nano Solutions are some of the popular companies that use Sequel Pro, whereas Knex.js is used by Decision6, Zube, and Habx. Sequel Pro has a broader approval, being mentioned in 46 company stacks & 23 developers stacks; compared to Knex.js, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

What is Knex.js?

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 Sequel Pro?

Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.
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      Flux Work uses Knex.jsKnex.js

      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.

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      Zube uses Knex.jsKnex.js

      Converts JS to SQL. Pretty awesome!

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