.NET Core vs Yii: What are the differences?
.NET Core: An Open Source, General-Purpose Development Platform Maintained by Microsoft and the .NET Community. Cross-platform (supporting Windows, macOS, and Linux) and can be used to build device, cloud, and IoT applications; 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.
.NET Core and Yii can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
"Great performance" is the top reason why over 2 developers like .NET Core, while over 36 developers mention "Open source" as the leading cause for choosing Yii.
.NET Core and Yii are both open source tools. It seems that .NET Core with 11.2K GitHub stars and 2.41K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Yii with 4.86K GitHub stars and 2.22K GitHub forks.
Catchpoint Systems, Bluebeam Software, and Kaggle are some of the popular companies that use .NET Core, whereas Yii is used by 180vita, Lulo, and Utrip. .NET Core has a broader approval, being mentioned in 54 company stacks & 71 developers stacks; compared to Yii, which is listed in 58 company stacks and 32 developer stacks.