Rails vs. Yii vs. Kohana



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Description

What is Rails?

Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
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Why do developers choose Yii?
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Why do developers choose Kohana?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Rails?
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What are the cons of using Yii?
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What are the cons of using Kohana?
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Companies

What companies use Rails?
2698 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Yii?
66 companies on StackShare use Yii
What companies use Kohana?
9 companies on StackShare use Kohana

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
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 are some alternatives to Rails, Yii, and Kohana?

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • 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
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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