peewee vs SQLAlchemy: What are the differences?
peewee: A small, expressive ORM -- supports postgresql, mysql and sqlite. A small, expressive orm, written in python (2.6+, 3.2+), with built-in support for sqlite, mysql and postgresql and special extensions like hstore; 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.
peewee and SQLAlchemy can be primarily classified as "Object Relational Mapper (ORM)" tools.
peewee and SQLAlchemy are both open source tools. It seems that peewee with 6.57K GitHub stars and 1.09K forks on GitHub has more adoption than SQLAlchemy with 3.33K GitHub stars and 893 GitHub forks.
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model_to_dict is a function in the "playhouse" extension, which automagically converts a model into a Python dictionary. In other words; you can easily convert data from complex SQL queries straight to JSON.