CodeIgniter vs. MEAN vs. FuelPHP

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What is CodeIgniter?

CodeIgniter is a proven, agile & open PHP web application framework with a small footprint. It is powering the next generation of web apps.

What is MEAN?

MEAN (Mongo, Express, Angular, Node) is a boilerplate that provides a nice starting point for MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and AngularJS based applications. It is designed to give you a quick and organized way to start developing MEAN based web apps with useful modules like Mongoose and Passport pre-bundled and configured.

What is FuelPHP?

FuelPHP is a fast, lightweight PHP 5.4 framework. In an age where frameworks are a dime a dozen, We believe that FuelPHP will stand out in the crowd. It will do this by combining all the things you love about the great frameworks out there, while getting rid of the bad.

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Why do developers choose CodeIgniter?
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Why do developers choose MEAN?
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Why do developers choose FuelPHP?
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What are the cons of using CodeIgniter?
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What are the cons of using MEAN?
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What are the cons of using FuelPHP?
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What companies use CodeIgniter?
302 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter
What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use FuelPHP?
2 companies on StackShare use FuelPHP
What tools integrate with CodeIgniter?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with CodeIgniter
What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
What tools integrate with FuelPHP?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with FuelPHP

What are some alternatives to CodeIgniter, MEAN, and FuelPHP?

  • 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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