CodeIgniter vs. Play vs. PHP-MVC



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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 Play?

Play Framework makes it easy to build web applications with Java & Scala. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture. Built on Akka, Play provides predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications.

What is PHP-MVC?

This project is - by intention - NOT a full framework, it's a bare-bone structure, written in purely native PHP ! The php-mvc skeleton tries to be the extremely slimmed down opposite of big frameworks like Zend2, Symfony or Laravel.

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Pros

Why do developers choose CodeIgniter?
Why do you like CodeIgniter?

Why do developers choose Play?
Why do you like Play?

Why do developers choose PHP-MVC?
Why do you like PHP-MVC?

Cons

What are the cons of using CodeIgniter?
No Cons submitted yet for CodeIgniter
Downsides of CodeIgniter?

What are the cons of using Play?
Downsides of Play?

What are the cons of using PHP-MVC?
No Cons submitted yet for PHP-MVC
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Companies

What companies use CodeIgniter?
297 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter
What companies use Play?
136 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use PHP-MVC?
14 companies on StackShare use PHP-MVC

Integrations

What tools integrate with CodeIgniter?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with CodeIgniter
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with PHP-MVC?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP-MVC

What are some alternatives to CodeIgniter, Play, and PHP-MVC?

  • 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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