Laravel vs. Symfony vs. CodeIgniter

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Description

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 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 CodeIgniter?

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

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    Why do developers choose Symfony?
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    Why do developers choose CodeIgniter?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Laravel?
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    What are the cons of using Symfony?
    No Cons submitted yet for Symfony
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    What are the cons of using CodeIgniter?
    No Cons submitted yet for CodeIgniter
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    Companies

    What companies use Laravel?
    673 companies on StackShare use Laravel
    What companies use Symfony?
    303 companies on StackShare use Symfony
    What companies use CodeIgniter?
    245 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Laravel?
    17 tools on StackShare integrate with Laravel
    What tools integrate with Symfony?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
    What tools integrate with CodeIgniter?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with CodeIgniter

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

    • 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 Laravel

    Latest News

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


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