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What is Silex?

It is built on the shoulders of Symfony and Pimple and also inspired by sinatra. It has an extension system based around the Pimple micro service-container that makes it even easier to tie in third party libraries.
Silex is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.
Silex is an open source tool with 3.7K GitHub stars and 746 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Silex's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Silex?

Companies
9 companies reportedly use Silex in their tech stacks, including Clippings, Sellsy, and ARENA.

Developers
16 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Silex.

Silex Integrations

Why developers like Silex?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Silex
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Silex's Features

  • Concise API
  • Extensible
  • Testable
  • Fast
  • Simple
  • Easy to use

Silex Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Silex?
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.
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.
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.
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Silex's Followers
11 developers follow Silex to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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