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Description

What is Spring?

A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.

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 CodeIgniter?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using 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 Spring?
    290 companies on StackShare use Spring
    What companies use Symfony?
    311 companies on StackShare use Symfony
    What companies use CodeIgniter?
    249 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Spring?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Spring
    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 Spring, 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

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    Latest News

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    Spring Data Kay SR4 released
    This Week in Spring - February 20th, 2018
    New in Symfony 4.1: Validator improvements
    A week of symfony #581 (12-18 February 2018)
    New in Symfony: Reproducible builds


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