CodeIgniter vs. Yii



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

What are the cons of using CodeIgniter?
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What are the cons of using Yii?
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What companies use CodeIgniter?
302 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter
What companies use Yii?
67 companies on StackShare use Yii
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 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

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