Symfony vs. Yii vs. Kohana



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Description

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 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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Companies

What companies use Symfony?
417 companies on StackShare use Symfony
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 Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
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 Symfony, Yii, 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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Latest News

New in Symfony 4.1: Validator improvements
A week of symfony #581 (12-18 February 2018)
New in Symfony: Reproducible builds


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