Spring vs. CakePHP vs. Fat-Free

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What is Spring?

A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.

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 Fat-Free?

Fat-Free Framework makes it easy to build entire Web sites in a jiffy. With the same power and brevity as modern Javascript toolkits and libraries, F3 helps you write better-looking and more reliable PHP programs.
Why do developers choose Spring?
Why do you like Spring?

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

Why do developers choose Fat-Free?
Why do you like Fat-Free?

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

What are the cons of using CakePHP?
No Cons submitted yet for CakePHP
Downsides of CakePHP?

What are the cons of using Fat-Free?
No Cons submitted yet for Fat-Free
Downsides of Fat-Free?

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How much does Spring cost?
How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing
How much does Fat-Free cost?
What companies use Spring?
409 companies on StackShare use Spring
What companies use CakePHP?
84 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
What companies use Fat-Free?
2 companies on StackShare use Fat-Free
What tools integrate with Spring?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Spring
What tools integrate with CakePHP?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with CakePHP
What tools integrate with Fat-Free?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Fat-Free

What are some alternatives to Spring, CakePHP, and Fat-Free?

  • 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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