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What is Lumen?

Laravel Lumen is a stunningly fast PHP micro-framework for building web applications with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Lumen attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as routing, database abstraction, queueing, and caching.
Lumen is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.
Lumen is an open source tool with 7.1K GitHub stars and 939 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Lumen's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Lumen?

Companies
65 companies reportedly use Lumen in their tech stacks, including Digital Services, Evergreenteam stack, and RatePAY GmbH.

Developers
275 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Lumen.

Lumen Integrations

Pros of Lumen
32
API
25
Microframework
19
MVC
16
PHP
12
Open source
11
Eloquent
10
Restful & fast framework
7
Illuminate support
7
Composer
4
Brother of laravel and fast
4
Easy to learn
4
Fast

Lumen Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Lumen?
Laravel
It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
ExpressJS
Express is a minimal and flexible node.js web application framework, providing a robust set of features for building single and multi-page, and hybrid web applications.
Flask
Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
Django REST framework
It is a powerful and flexible toolkit that makes it easy to build Web APIs.
Sinatra
Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web applications in Ruby with minimal effort.
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Lumen's Followers
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