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Description

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.

What is Yii?

Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.

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    Cons

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

    How much does Symfony cost?
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    How much does Yii cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Symfony?
    302 companies on StackShare use Symfony
    What companies use CakePHP?
    65 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
    What companies use Yii?
    47 companies on StackShare use Yii

    Integrations

    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 tools integrate with Yii?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii

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

    • 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

    See all alternatives to Symfony

    Latest News

    New in Symfony 4.1: Validator improvements
    A week of symfony #581 (12-18 February 2018)
    New in Symfony: Reproducible builds


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