It's refreshing to see this Reddit discussion — Am I crazy to create a mid-sized web app without an ORM? — where the comments range from strong support for skipping ORM to very mild pro-ORM positions. When I saw the question I expected the guy would be flamed for questioning the ubiquity of ORM, since I have the impression that the majority of developers I've worked with wouldn't even consider accessing a database except through ORM.
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