Yii vs. Kohana vs. FuelPHP

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What is Yii?

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.

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.

What is FuelPHP?

FuelPHP is a fast, lightweight PHP 5.4 framework. In an age where frameworks are a dime a dozen, We believe that FuelPHP will stand out in the crowd. It will do this by combining all the things you love about the great frameworks out there, while getting rid of the bad.

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Why do developers choose Yii?
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Why do developers choose Kohana?
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Why do developers choose FuelPHP?
Why do you like FuelPHP?

What are the cons of using Yii?
No Cons submitted yet for Yii
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What are the cons of using Kohana?
No Cons submitted yet for Kohana
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What are the cons of using FuelPHP?
No Cons submitted yet for FuelPHP
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What companies use Yii?
67 companies on StackShare use Yii
What companies use Kohana?
9 companies on StackShare use Kohana
What companies use FuelPHP?
2 companies on StackShare use FuelPHP
What tools integrate with Yii?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii
What tools integrate with Kohana?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Kohana
What tools integrate with FuelPHP?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with FuelPHP

What are some alternatives to Yii, Kohana, and FuelPHP?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Yii



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