Rails vs. Symfony vs. CakePHP



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Description

What is Rails?

Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.

What is Symfony?

Symfony is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP. Symfony can be used to develop all kind of websites, from your personal blog to high traffic ones like Dailymotion or Yahoo! Answers.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
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Why do developers choose Symfony?
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Why do developers choose CakePHP?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Rails?
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What are the cons of using Symfony?
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What are the cons of using CakePHP?
No Cons submitted yet for CakePHP
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Pricing

How much does Rails cost?
How much does Symfony cost?
How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing

Companies

What companies use Rails?
2650 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Symfony?
416 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use CakePHP?
81 companies on StackShare use CakePHP

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
What tools integrate with CakePHP?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with CakePHP

What are some alternatives to Rails, Symfony, and CakePHP?

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • 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
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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Latest News

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New in Symfony: Reproducible builds


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