CakePHP vs. Zend Framework vs. Cocoa (OS X)

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What is CakePHP?

CakePHP makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 7 framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system.

What is Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

What is Cocoa (OS X)?

Much of Cocoa is implemented in Objective-C, an object-oriented language that is compiled to run at incredible speed, yet employs a truly dynamic runtime making it uniquely flexible. Because Objective-C is a superset of C, it is easy to mix C and even C++ into your Cocoa applications.

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Why do developers choose CakePHP?
Why do you like CakePHP?

Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
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Why do developers choose Cocoa (OS X)?
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What are the cons of using CakePHP?
No Cons submitted yet for CakePHP
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What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
No Cons submitted yet for Zend Framework
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What are the cons of using Cocoa (OS X)?
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How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing
How much does Zend Framework cost?
How much does Cocoa (OS X) cost?
What companies use CakePHP?
84 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
What companies use Zend Framework?
48 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
What companies use Cocoa (OS X)?
8 companies on StackShare use Cocoa (OS X)
What tools integrate with CakePHP?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with CakePHP
What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework
What tools integrate with Cocoa (OS X)?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Cocoa (OS X)

What are some alternatives to CakePHP, Zend Framework, and Cocoa (OS X)?

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • Rails - Web development that doesn't hurt
  • Android SDK - The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android.
  • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines

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