CakePHP vs. Zend Framework vs. Revel

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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.

What is Revel?

Revel makes it easy to build web applications using the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern by relying on conventions that require a certain structure in your application. In return, it is very light on configuration and enables an extremely fast development cycle.
Why do developers choose CakePHP?
Why do you like CakePHP?

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

Why do developers choose Revel?
Why do you like Revel?

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

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

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

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How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing
How much does Zend Framework cost?
How much does Revel cost?
What companies use CakePHP?
83 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
What companies use Zend Framework?
48 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
What companies use Revel?
3 companies on StackShare use Revel
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 tools integrate with Revel?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Revel

What are some alternatives to CakePHP, Zend Framework, and Revel?

  • 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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