Doctrine

The Doctrine Project is the home to several PHP libraries primarily focused on database storage and object mapping. The core projects are the Object Relational Mapper (ORM) and the Database Abstraction Layer (DBAL) it is built upon.

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Why use Doctrine?
  • Around since 2006 with very stable, high-quality codebase.
  • Extremely flexible and powerful object-mapping and query features.
  • Support for both high-level and low-level database programming for all your use-cases.
  • Large Community and integrations with many different frameworks (Symfony, Laravel, Zend Framework and more)
Who uses Doctrine?

Many other popular PHP projects use libraries from Doctrine. Some use the full ORM and others may only use one small library such as the Inflector. Here are some projects that use Doctrine.