.NET vs. CakePHP vs. Zend Framework

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What is .NET?

.NET is a general purpose development platform. With .NET, you can use multiple languages, editors, and libraries to build native applications for web, mobile, desktop, gaming, and IoT for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and more.

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 .NET?
Why do you like .NET?

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

Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
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What are the cons of using .NET?
Downsides of .NET?

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 .NET cost?
How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing
How much does Zend Framework cost?
What companies use .NET?
1978 companies on StackShare use .NET
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 .NET?
32 tools on StackShare integrate with .NET
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 .NET, 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.
  • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines

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