Lumen vs Spark Framework: What are the differences?
Lumen: The stunningly fast PHP micro-framework by Laravel. Laravel Lumen is a stunningly fast PHP micro-framework for building web applications with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Lumen attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as routing, database abstraction, queueing, and caching; Spark Framework: A micro framework for creating web applications in Kotlin and Java 8 with minimal effort. It is a simple and expressive Java/Kotlin web framework DSL built for rapid development. Its intention is to provide an alternative for Kotlin/Java developers that want to develop their web applications as expressive as possible and with minimal boilerplate.
Lumen and Spark Framework can be categorized as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.
Lumen is an open source tool with 6.35K GitHub stars and 840 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Lumen's open source repository on GitHub.
Geocodio, Next, and Index.co are some of the popular companies that use Lumen, whereas Spark Framework is used by Kasa Smart, AfricanStockPhoto, and Khartec ltd. Lumen has a broader approval, being mentioned in 54 company stacks & 132 developers stacks; compared to Spark Framework, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.
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I'm about to start a new project to build a REST API, and I got to this point: Yii2 Vs Lumen Vs Slim, I used Yii 1.1 a while a go and it was awesome, really easy to work with, as a developer you don't have to worry about almost anything, just setup the framework, get your php extensions, and start coding your app.
But, I was told about performance and someone recomended Lumen or Slim to work with a micro framework and a less bloated framework, what worries me is the lack of advantages that Yii2 offers, ACF and RBAC as a native tool on the framework, gii, the model validations and all the security props already in it.
Is it worth it? Is the performance so great on those frameworks to leave aside the advantages of a framework like Yii2?
How do you suggest to make the test to prove wich one is better?
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