Django vs. CakePHP vs. Zend Framework

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What is Django?

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.

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.
Why do developers choose Django?
Why do you like Django?

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

Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
Why do you like Zend Framework?

What are the cons of using Django?
Downsides of Django?

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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How much does Django cost?
How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing
How much does Zend Framework cost?
What companies use Django?
1193 companies on StackShare use Django
What companies use CakePHP?
83 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
What companies use Zend Framework?
48 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
What tools integrate with Django?
25 tools on StackShare integrate with Django
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 are some alternatives to Django, CakePHP, and Zend Framework?

  • 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.
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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