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CakePHP vs Yesod: What are the differences?

What is CakePHP? The Rapid Development Framework for PHP. 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 Yesod? A RESTful Haskell web framework built on WAI. Yesod believes in the philosophy of making the compiler your ally, not your enemy. We use the type system to enforce as much as possible, from generating proper links, to avoiding XSS attacks, to dealing with character encoding issues. In general, if your code compiles, it works. And instead of declaring types everywhere you let the compiler figure them out for you with type inference.

CakePHP and Yesod can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Open source" is the top reason why over 34 developers like CakePHP, while over 5 developers mention "Haskell" as the leading cause for choosing Yesod.

CakePHP and Yesod are both open source tools. It seems that CakePHP with 7.9K GitHub stars and 3.4K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Yesod with 2.11K GitHub stars and 329 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, CakePHP has a broader approval, being mentioned in 66 company stacks & 29 developers stacks; compared to Yesod, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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 Yesod?

Yesod believes in the philosophy of making the compiler your ally, not your enemy. We use the type system to enforce as much as possible, from generating proper links, to avoiding XSS attacks, to dealing with character encoding issues. In general, if your code compiles, it works. And instead of declaring types everywhere you let the compiler figure them out for you with type inference.
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      Reviews of CakePHP and Yesod
      Avatar of LukeWatts85
      Full-stack Developer at Three.ie
      Review ofCakePHPCakePHP

      The main pro of CakePHP is "bake" functionality and use of conventions, which, if you follow them and buy into them you can really create some complex, large applications quite fast. Faster than any other PHP framework I've ever used, and I've tried all the popular ones.

      However, my issues with Cake are as follows:

      The ORM is slow. Slower than many of the alternatives. It's queries sometimes do strange things like querying 2 tables separately instead of using a join and I've often faced memory issues stemming from the ORM.

      The code conventions, while since 3 they have adopted PSR-2 are still a long way to go to being as compliant with the many PSRs as say, Laravel and Symfony. For example the controllers have an "initialize" method which is doing what you would/should do in __construct. Bugs me.

      The template layer needs to be Twig and not the ctp one. This is where the conventions fall apart and I've seen controller code, and tonnes of php logic in views because ctp offers nothing useful, unlike twig or blade templates which are very clean in comparison.

      That said I work on a project with hundreds of models and controllers and it holds up really well. I couldn't imagine the same application in Laravel or Symfony. It would be a mess.

      Review ofCakePHPCakePHP

      CakePhp has is own Comunity and its very coprative they helpd me lot wen i wind no way to resolve a problem then i go for googling and Stack OverFlow but when we could not find any answer then we have to just post and shere issue with CakePhp Community and get answer Shortly

      How developers use CakePHP and Yesod
      Avatar of Dynamictivity
      Dynamictivity uses CakePHPCakePHP

      CakePHP is used because it is a very feature-complete, battle-tested rapid development framework. This saves us months of development time because the API's do most of the work. There is also an extensive plugin and community built around this platform.

      Avatar of Digital2Go
      Digital2Go uses CakePHPCakePHP

      CakePHP is one of the most mature and developed PHP Frameworks available, it brings order to Chaos and the core team are a decent bunch of people who really care about the project

      Avatar of Undisclosed, Do Not Contact or Spam Please
      Undisclosed, Do Not Contact or Spam Please uses CakePHPCakePHP

      Admin interface for users.

      Avatar of ajuria
      ajuria uses CakePHPCakePHP

      The best FW

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