Rails vs. Laravel vs. Symfony

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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 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 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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
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    Why do developers choose Symfony?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Rails?
    Downsides of Rails?

    What are the cons of using Laravel?
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    What are the cons of using Symfony?
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    Companies

    What companies use Rails?
    2210 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use Laravel?
    706 companies on StackShare use Laravel
    What companies use Symfony?
    318 companies on StackShare use Symfony

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Rails?
    38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    What tools integrate with Laravel?
    16 tools on StackShare integrate with Laravel
    What tools integrate with Symfony?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony

    What are some alternatives to Rails, Laravel, and Symfony?

    • 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
    • .NET - .NET is a free, cross-platform, open source developer platform for building many different types of applications.

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