Symfony vs. CodeIgniter vs. Yii



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Description

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.

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.

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Pros

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Cons

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What are the cons of using Yii?
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Companies

What companies use Symfony?
423 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use CodeIgniter?
298 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter
What companies use Yii?
66 companies on StackShare use Yii

Integrations

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 tools integrate with Yii?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii

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

  • 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 Symfony

Latest News

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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