Symfony vs. MEAN vs. PHP-MVC

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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 MEAN?

MEAN (Mongo, Express, Angular, Node) is a boilerplate that provides a nice starting point for MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and AngularJS based applications. It is designed to give you a quick and organized way to start developing MEAN based web apps with useful modules like Mongoose and Passport pre-bundled and configured.

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 Symfony?
Why do you like Symfony?

Why do developers choose MEAN?
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Why do developers choose PHP-MVC?
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What are the cons of using Symfony?
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What are the cons of using MEAN?
No Cons submitted yet for MEAN
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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 Symfony?
441 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use MEAN?
54 companies on StackShare use MEAN
What companies use PHP-MVC?
15 companies on StackShare use PHP-MVC
What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
What tools integrate with MEAN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
What tools integrate with PHP-MVC?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP-MVC

What are some alternatives to Symfony, MEAN, 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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