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Fat-Free vs Spring: What are the differences?

What is Fat-Free? PHP micro-framework designed to help you build dynamic and robust Web applications - fast. Fat-Free Framework makes it easy to build entire Web sites in a jiffy. With the same power and brevity as modern Javascript toolkits and libraries, F3 helps you write better-looking and more reliable PHP programs.

What is Spring? Provides a comprehensive programming and configuration model for modern Java-based enterprise applications. A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.

Fat-Free and Spring can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Open source" is the primary reason why developers consider Fat-Free over the competitors, whereas "Java" was stated as the key factor in picking Spring.

Fat-Free and Spring are both open source tools. It seems that Spring with 30.6K GitHub stars and 19.6K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Fat-Free with 2.3K GitHub stars and 443 GitHub forks.

What is Fat-Free?

Fat-Free Framework makes it easy to build entire Web sites in a jiffy. With the same power and brevity as modern Javascript toolkits and libraries, F3 helps you write better-looking and more reliable PHP programs.

What is Spring?

A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
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    Review ofFat-FreeFat-Free

    This compact framework provided me flexibility. I can implement my own design pattern either MVC or something else. What caught my attention the most was its built-in ORM that can accommodate SQL and NoSql database. That means I can have my MongoSql and SQL queries written by those compatible raw sql statements but still creates ORM models the same way as nosql. Consider for example: $user=new DB\SQL\Mapper($db,'users');// for sql db $user=new DB\Mongo\Mapper($db,'users'); // for mongo db then $user = $user->load('id = 1');

    Thanks to its high modularity, I can add more fat to my liking. There's also Cortex ORM f3 extension which handles join tables. Also, handles sessions, routing, and config with ease and let you organize them neatly. That's just a few of the handful features without much weight and with fast performance. One drawback is smaller community, but didn't disappoint me.

    How developers use Fat-Free and Spring
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    datapile uses SpringSpring

    Spring is another gift rained down by the gods of Open Source Software (a.k.a. Pivotal Labs in this particular case) that just makes sense on all levels.

    From Spring Boot, to SpringMVC, the configuration architecture & profile paradigm, Spring Cloud expandability, to the ease with which one can deploy Spring applets as microservices within Docker is an absolute joy.

    Avatar of Giovanni Candido da Silva
    Giovanni Candido da Silva uses SpringSpring

    The core of the application use Spring Stack, to provide services and structure like:

    • Persistence
    • REST
    • Email
    • Security
    • Self contained application with spring boot
    • And many others.
    Avatar of Kang Hyeon Ku
    Kang Hyeon Ku uses SpringSpring

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    ByeongGi uses SpringSpring
    • SpringFramework 쀑 MVC , AOP λ“±μ˜ 라이브러리λ₯Ό ν™œμš©ν•˜μ—¬ μ›Ή μ–΄ν”Œλ¦¬μΌ€μ΄μ…˜ ν”„λ‘œμ νŠΈ ꡬ성
    • 곡톡 둜직 κ΅¬ν˜„ 및 λ³΄μ•ˆ 처리 κ°€λŠ₯

    • Spring5μ—μ„œ μ§€μ›ν•˜λŠ” ν•¨μˆ˜ν˜• ν”„λ‘œκ·Έλž˜λ° κ²½ν—˜ 있음

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    Ralic Lo uses SpringSpring

    Used Spring Boot and its ORM to interacting with database server for web application development.

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