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Phalcon vs Rails: What are the differences?

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; Rails: Web development that doesn't hurt. Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.

Phalcon and Rails can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Fast" is the top reason why over 57 developers like Phalcon, while over 822 developers mention "Rapid development" as the leading cause for choosing Rails.

Phalcon and Rails are both open source tools. It seems that Rails with 43.4K GitHub stars and 17.5K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Phalcon with 9.71K GitHub stars and 1.77K GitHub forks.

Instacart, StackShare, and Shopify are some of the popular companies that use Rails, whereas Phalcon is used by Sellsuki, Learning Data, and Ringostat. Rails has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2320 company stacks & 779 developers stacks; compared to Phalcon, which is listed in 28 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.

What is Phalcon?

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

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.
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What are some alternatives to Phalcon and Rails?
Symfony
It is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP..
Laravel
It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It 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.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter is a proven, agile & open PHP web application framework with a small footprint. It is powering the next generation of web apps.
Node.js
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
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