Yii vs. Grails vs. Kohana

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Description

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 Grails?

Grails is a framework used to build web applications with the Groovy programming language. The core framework is very extensible and there are numerous plugins available that provide easy integration of add-on features.

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

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Companies

What companies use Yii?
66 companies on StackShare use Yii
What companies use Grails?
53 companies on StackShare use Grails
What companies use Kohana?
9 companies on StackShare use Kohana

Integrations

What tools integrate with Yii?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii
What tools integrate with Grails?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails
What tools integrate with Kohana?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Kohana

What are some alternatives to Yii, Grails, 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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