Zend Framework vs. Dropwizard vs. Kohana

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What is Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

What is Dropwizard?

Dropwizard is a sneaky way of making fast Java web applications. Dropwizard pulls together stable, mature libraries from the Java ecosystem into a simple, light-weight package that lets you focus on getting things done.

What is Kohana?

Kohana is an elegant, open source, and object oriented HMVC framework built using PHP5, by a team of volunteers. It aims to be swift, secure, and small.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
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    What are the cons of using Kohana?
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    Companies

    What companies use Zend Framework?
    36 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
    What companies use Dropwizard?
    45 companies on StackShare use Dropwizard
    What companies use Kohana?
    3 companies on StackShare use Kohana

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework
    What tools integrate with Dropwizard?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Dropwizard
    What tools integrate with Kohana?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Kohana

    What are some alternatives to Zend Framework, Dropwizard, and Kohana?

    • 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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