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February 3rd, 2016

037: An ORM Discussion

Object-relational mapping (ORM) tools are a great way to model relational databases in your codebase. We discuss the benefits that ORM tools can add to our apps, some problems with the ORM model and where the PHP community seems to be heading when it come


ORM's and the active record & data mapper paradigms Show Summary

Discussion - The panel talks about...

A variety of stand-alone ORMs are available e.g:

Also a lot of fra

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Chris Shaw

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