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Aura vs Yii: What are the differences?

Developers describe Aura as "Modern tools for modern applications". The Aura project centers around a collection of high-quality, well-tested, semantically versioned, standards-compliant, independent library packages that can be used in any codebase. On the other hand, Yii is detailed as "A high-performance PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications". Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.

Aura and Yii belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

Aura and Yii are both open source tools. It seems that Yii with 4.86K GitHub stars and 2.22K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Aura with 2.99K GitHub stars and 269 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Yii has a broader approval, being mentioned in 58 company stacks & 32 developers stacks; compared to Aura, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

What is Aura?

The Aura project centers around a collection of high-quality, well-tested, semantically versioned, standards-compliant, independent library packages that can be used in any codebase.

What is Yii?

Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.
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      Decisions about Aura and Yii
      Buzz Zhang
      Buzz Zhang
      PHP
      PHP
      Yii
      Yii
      MySQL
      MySQL
      PHP-MVC
      PHP-MVC

      Of all PHP frameworks, my best and only choice is Yii . Think of this: you have a MySQL database, it contains several tables. Now you want to setup a PHP-MVC site, firstly, you must create Models, Yii have a very handy tool called Gii, you can easily create model with Gii just by one click, Gii will read your database table columns and create PHP models automatically for you. Now you need Controller, still with Gii, it will automatically create all 4 php files for you with Insert/Delete/Update/Select even with Search function.

      Well, now the most modern way is to have a RESTful API, that's even easier with Yii, you even don't need to care about all the columns, just 4 lines of code you can expose your database table as RESTful API with all GET/POST/PUT/DELETE support, even you change your database table columns, you don't need to change any PHP code.

      For security, Yii have embedded authentication and RBAC support. For multi language, Yii have embedded i18n support, all with out-of-box. Just play with it, I bet you will love it.

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      Felipe Almeida uses YiiYii

      Yii is great. 90% of the work done by Yii.

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