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Falcon vs Phalcon: What are the differences?

What is Falcon? High-performance Python framework for building cloud APIs and web app backends. Falcon is a minimalist WSGI library for building speedy web APIs and app backends. We like to think of Falcon as the Dieter Rams of web frameworks.

What is Phalcon? Web framework delivered as a C-extension for PHP. Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.

Falcon and Phalcon are primarily classified as "Microframeworks (Backend)" and "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools respectively.

"Python" is the top reason why over 7 developers like Falcon, while over 57 developers mention "Fast" as the leading cause for choosing Phalcon.

Falcon and Phalcon are both open source tools. It seems that Phalcon with 9.73K GitHub stars and 1.78K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Falcon with 6.8K GitHub stars and 707 GitHub forks.

Sellsuki, Learning Data, and Ringostat are some of the popular companies that use Phalcon, whereas Falcon is used by HENNGE, Fivestars, and Vokal. Phalcon has a broader approval, being mentioned in 28 company stacks & 15 developers stacks; compared to Falcon, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.

What is Falcon?

Falcon is a minimalist WSGI library for building speedy web APIs and app backends. We like to think of Falcon as the Dieter Rams of web frameworks.

What is Phalcon?

Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.
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    'm a professional web developer from Vietnam with B.S Physics and Engineering. I'm a Phalcon enthusiast as Opensource. In free time, I was support on forum Phalcon also my forum and contribution core Phalcon.

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    I think precompiled PHP is the way to go. It saves CPU cycles, RAM and overall I/O. It saves money too. Smaller requirements = smaller bills.

    I've tried symfony and zend. Phalcon was easiest to use.

    How developers use Falcon and Phalcon
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    Taylor Host uses PhalconPhalcon

    Internal/admin tools; in-house ground-truth training client.

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    Freeth uses FalconFalcon

    Application server

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    Jesse B uses PhalconPhalcon

    Primary Framework

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