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Phalcon vs Slim: 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; Slim: A PHP micro framework. Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.

Phalcon and Slim are primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" and "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools respectively.

"Fast" is the primary reason why developers consider Phalcon over the competitors, whereas "Microframework" was stated as the key factor in picking Slim.

Phalcon and Slim are both open source tools. It seems that Slim with 9.95K GitHub stars and 1.84K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Phalcon with 9.73K GitHub stars and 1.78K GitHub forks.

Coderus, WebbyLab, and Die Coder GmbH are some of the popular companies that use Slim, whereas Phalcon is used by Sellsuki, Learning Data, and Ringostat. Slim has a broader approval, being mentioned in 29 company stacks & 21 developers stacks; compared to Phalcon, which is listed in 28 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.

What is Phalcon?

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

What is Slim?

Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.
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    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.
    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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    Review ofPhalconPhalcon

    'm a professional web developer from Vietnam with B.S Physics and Engineering. I'm a Phalcon enthusiast as Opensource. In free time, I was support on forum Phalcon also my forum and contribution core Phalcon.

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    I think precompiled PHP is the way to go. It saves CPU cycles, RAM and overall I/O. It saves money too. Smaller requirements = smaller bills.

    I've tried symfony and zend. Phalcon was easiest to use.

    How developers use Phalcon and Slim
    Avatar of Taylor Host
    Taylor Host uses PhalconPhalcon

    Internal/admin tools; in-house ground-truth training client.

    Avatar of Tristan Bailey
    Tristan Bailey uses SlimSlim

    Knocking up apis and smaller than laravel work projects

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    InApplet uses SlimSlim

    Framework usado no código da aplicação principal

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    Takkaa uses SlimSlim

    we create our API with this microframework

    Avatar of Björn Pfoster
    Björn Pfoster uses SlimSlim

    A fast, slim and scalable PHP Framework

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    Jesse B uses PhalconPhalcon

    Primary Framework

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