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.
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