Django vs Yii: What are the differences?
What is Django? The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines. Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
What is Yii? A high-performance PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications. 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.
Django and Yii can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
"Rapid development" is the primary reason why developers consider Django over the competitors, whereas "Open source" was stated as the key factor in picking Yii.
Django and Yii are both open source tools. It seems that Django with 42.6K GitHub stars and 18.3K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Yii with 4.86K GitHub stars and 2.22K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Django has a broader approval, being mentioned in 992 company stacks & 914 developers stacks; compared to Yii, which is listed in 58 company stacks and 32 developer stacks.
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