Laravel vs. Zend Framework vs. PHP-MVC

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What is Laravel?

Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.

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 PHP-MVC?

This project is - by intention - NOT a full framework, it's a bare-bone structure, written in purely native PHP ! The php-mvc skeleton tries to be the extremely slimmed down opposite of big frameworks like Zend2, Symfony or Laravel.
Why do developers choose Laravel?
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Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
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Why do developers choose PHP-MVC?
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What are the cons of using Laravel?
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What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
No Cons submitted yet for Zend Framework
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What are the cons of using PHP-MVC?
No Cons submitted yet for PHP-MVC
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What companies use Laravel?
1035 companies on StackShare use Laravel
What companies use Zend Framework?
48 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
What companies use PHP-MVC?
15 companies on StackShare use PHP-MVC
What tools integrate with Laravel?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Laravel
What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework
What tools integrate with PHP-MVC?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP-MVC

What are some alternatives to Laravel, Zend Framework, and PHP-MVC?

  • 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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