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What is GORM?

It is a fantastic ORM library for Golang, aims to be developer friendly. It is an ORM library for dealing with relational databases. This library is developed on top of database/sql package.
GORM is a tool in the Object Relational Mapper (ORM) category of a tech stack.
GORM is an open source tool with 635 GitHub stars and 189 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to GORM's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses GORM?

Companies
15 companies reportedly use GORM in their tech stacks, including SWORD Health, Buzzvil, and Finema.

Developers
116 developers on StackShare have stated that they use GORM.

GORM's Features

  • Full-Featured ORM
  • Associations (has one, has many, belongs to, many to many, polymorphism, single-table inheritance)
  • Hooks (before/after create/save/update/delete/find)
  • Eager loading with Preload, Joins
  • Transactions, Nested Transactions, Save Point, RollbackTo to Saved Point
  • Context, Prepared Statment Mode, DryRun Mode
  • Batch Insert, FindInBatches, Find/Create with Map, CRUD with SQL Expr and Context Valuer
  • SQL Builder, Upsert, Locking, Optimizer/Index/Comment Hints, Named Argument, SubQuery
  • Composite Primary Key, Indexes, Constraints
  • Auto Migrations
  • Logger
  • Extendable, flexible plugin API

GORM Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to GORM?
Beego
It is a RESTful HTTP framework for the rapid development of Go applications including APIs, web apps and backend services with integrated Go specific features such as interfaces and struct embedding.
Hibernate
Hibernate is a suite of open source projects around domain models. The flagship project is Hibernate ORM, the Object Relational Mapper.
SQLAlchemy
SQLAlchemy is the Python SQL toolkit and Object Relational Mapper that gives application developers the full power and flexibility of SQL.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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GORM's Followers
122 developers follow GORM to keep up with related blogs and decisions.