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Lift Framework vs Phalcon: What are the differences?

What is Lift Framework? The most powerful, most secure web framework available today. Lift creates abstractions that allow easier expression of business logic and then maps those abstractions to HTTP and HTML. This approach differs from traditional web frameworks which build abstractions on top of HTTP and HTML and require the developer to bridge between common business logic patterns and the underlying protocol.

What is Phalcon? Web framework delivered as a C-extension for PHP. Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.

Lift Framework and Phalcon belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

"Open source" is the top reason why over 4 developers like Lift Framework, while over 57 developers mention "Fast" as the leading cause for choosing Phalcon.

Lift Framework and Phalcon are both open source tools. Phalcon with 9.74K GitHub stars and 1.78K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Lift Framework with 1.19K GitHub stars and 270 GitHub forks.

What is Lift Framework?

Lift creates abstractions that allow easier expression of business logic and then maps those abstractions to HTTP and HTML. This approach differs from traditional web frameworks which build abstractions on top of HTTP and HTML and require the developer to bridge between common business logic patterns and the underlying protocol.

What is Phalcon?

Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.
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      Review ofPhalconPhalcon

      'm a professional web developer from Vietnam with B.S Physics and Engineering. I'm a Phalcon enthusiast as Opensource. In free time, I was support on forum Phalcon also my forum and contribution core Phalcon.

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      I think precompiled PHP is the way to go. It saves CPU cycles, RAM and overall I/O. It saves money too. Smaller requirements = smaller bills.

      I've tried symfony and zend. Phalcon was easiest to use.

      How developers use Lift Framework and Phalcon
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      Channing Walton uses Lift FrameworkLift Framework

      I've used Lift on several web apps for Banks, as well as some private projects.

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      Taylor Host uses PhalconPhalcon

      Internal/admin tools; in-house ground-truth training client.

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      Jesse B uses PhalconPhalcon

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