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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 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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
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    Why do developers choose CakePHP?
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    Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
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    Cons

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

    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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    Pricing

    How much does Rails cost?
    How much does CakePHP cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Rails?
    2179 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use CakePHP?
    65 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
    What companies use Zend Framework?
    33 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Rails?
    39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    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 Rails, CakePHP, and Zend Framework?

    • 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

    See all alternatives to Rails

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