Symfony vs. Spring vs. Kohana

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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 Spring?

A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.

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.
Why do developers choose Symfony?
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What are the cons of using Kohana?
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What companies use Symfony?
440 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use Spring?
409 companies on StackShare use Spring
What companies use Kohana?
9 companies on StackShare use Kohana
What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
What tools integrate with Spring?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Spring
What tools integrate with Kohana?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Kohana

What are some alternatives to Symfony, Spring, 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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