Laravel vs. CodeIgniter vs. Phalcon

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What is Laravel?

Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.

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 Phalcon?

Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.
Why do developers choose Laravel?
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Why do developers choose CodeIgniter?
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Why do developers choose Phalcon?
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What are the cons of using Laravel?
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What are the cons of using CodeIgniter?
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What are the cons of using Phalcon?
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What companies use Laravel?
1055 companies on StackShare use Laravel
What companies use CodeIgniter?
305 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter
What companies use Phalcon?
32 companies on StackShare use Phalcon
What tools integrate with Laravel?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Laravel
What tools integrate with CodeIgniter?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with CodeIgniter
What tools integrate with Phalcon?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Phalcon

What are some alternatives to Laravel, CodeIgniter, and Phalcon?

  • 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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