Prisma: Modern Database Tooling with Johannes Schickling

A frontend developer issuing a query to a backend server typically requires the developer to issue that query through an ORM or a raw database query. Prisma is an alternative to both of these data access patterns, allowing for easier database access through auto-generated, type-safe query building tailored to an existing database schema.

By integrating with Prisma, the developer gets a database client that has query autocompletion, and an API server with less boilerplate code. Prisma also has a system called Prisma Migrate, which simplifies database and schema migrations.

Johannes Schickling is CEO of Prisma, and he joins the show to talk about the developments of Prisma that have occurred since we last spoke, and where the company is headed.

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