Symfony vs. Yii vs. Padrino

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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 Yii?

Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.

What is Padrino?

Padrino is a ruby framework built upon the excellent Sinatra Microframework. Padrino was created to make it fun and easy to code more advanced web applications while still adhering to the spirit that makes Sinatra great!
Why do developers choose Symfony?
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Why do developers choose Yii?
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Why do developers choose Padrino?
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What are the cons of using Symfony?
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What are the cons of using Yii?
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What are the cons of using Padrino?
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Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

What companies use Symfony?
440 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use Yii?
67 companies on StackShare use Yii
What companies use Padrino?
4 companies on StackShare use Padrino
What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
What tools integrate with Yii?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii
What tools integrate with Padrino?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Padrino

What are some alternatives to Symfony, Yii, and Padrino?

  • 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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