CodeIgniter vs. Yii vs. MEAN

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Description

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 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.

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.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using CodeIgniter?
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    Companies

    What companies use CodeIgniter?
    251 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter
    What companies use Yii?
    48 companies on StackShare use Yii
    What companies use MEAN?
    37 companies on StackShare use MEAN

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with CodeIgniter?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with CodeIgniter
    What tools integrate with Yii?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii
    What tools integrate with MEAN?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN

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

    • 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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