Yii vs. Zend Framework vs. Hoodie

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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 Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

What is Hoodie?

We want to enable you to build complete web apps in days, without having to worry about backends, databases or servers, all with an open source library that's as simple to use as jQuery.

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Why do developers choose Yii?
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Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
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Why do developers choose Hoodie?
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What are the cons of using Yii?
No Cons submitted yet for Yii
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What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
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What are the cons of using Hoodie?
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What companies use Yii?
67 companies on StackShare use Yii
What companies use Zend Framework?
48 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
What companies use Hoodie?
1 companies on StackShare use Hoodie
What tools integrate with Yii?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii
What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Yii, Zend Framework, and Hoodie?

  • 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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