Laravel vs. Symfony vs. FuelPHP

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What is Laravel?

Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.

What is Symfony?

Symfony is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP. Symfony can be used to develop all kind of websites, from your personal blog to high traffic ones like Dailymotion or Yahoo! Answers.

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.
Why do developers choose Laravel?
Why do you like Laravel?

Why do developers choose Symfony?
Why do you like Symfony?

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

What are the cons of using Laravel?
Downsides of Laravel?

What are the cons of using Symfony?
Downsides of Symfony?

What are the cons of using FuelPHP?
No Cons submitted yet for FuelPHP
Downsides of FuelPHP?

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What companies use Laravel?
1034 companies on StackShare use Laravel
What companies use Symfony?
440 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use FuelPHP?
2 companies on StackShare use FuelPHP
What tools integrate with Laravel?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Laravel
What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
What tools integrate with FuelPHP?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with FuelPHP

What are some alternatives to Laravel, Symfony, 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

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