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Kohana vs Phalcon: What are the differences?

Developers describe Kohana as "An elegant HMVC PHP5 framework". 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. On the other hand, Phalcon is detailed as "Web framework delivered as a C-extension for PHP". Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.

Kohana and Phalcon can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Open source" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Kohana, while over 57 developers mention "Fast" as the leading cause for choosing Phalcon.

Kohana and Phalcon are both open source tools. Phalcon with 9.74K GitHub stars and 1.78K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Kohana with 1.61K GitHub stars and 464 GitHub forks.

Sellsuki, Learning Data, and Ringostat are some of the popular companies that use Phalcon, whereas Kohana is used by Huia, Zeel Networks Inc, and Plinga. Phalcon has a broader approval, being mentioned in 28 company stacks & 15 developers stacks; compared to Kohana, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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 Phalcon?

Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.
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    Review ofPhalconPhalcon

    'm a professional web developer from Vietnam with B.S Physics and Engineering. I'm a Phalcon enthusiast as Opensource. In free time, I was support on forum Phalcon also my forum and contribution core Phalcon.

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    I think precompiled PHP is the way to go. It saves CPU cycles, RAM and overall I/O. It saves money too. Smaller requirements = smaller bills.

    I've tried symfony and zend. Phalcon was easiest to use.

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    Taylor Host uses PhalconPhalcon

    Internal/admin tools; in-house ground-truth training client.

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    Jesse B uses PhalconPhalcon

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