CodeIgniter vs. MEAN vs. Zend Framework

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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 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 Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

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    Companies

    What companies use CodeIgniter?
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    37 companies on StackShare use MEAN
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    36 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework

    Integrations

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    What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
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    What are some alternatives to CodeIgniter, MEAN, and Zend Framework?

    • 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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