What is an ORM?

An ORM, or Object-Relational Mapping, is a programming technique that allows developers to interact with a database using an object-oriented paradigm. ORMs provide a way to map the objects in a program to the rows in a relational database, and vice versa. This allows developers to write code that is more readable and maintainable, as well as less error-prone. Some popular ORM libraries are Hibernate, Entity Framework, Eloquent, Active Record, SQL Alchemy and Doctrine.

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