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PHP-MVC vs Symfony: What are the differences?

PHP-MVC: Simple and easy to understand MVC skeleton application. 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; Symfony: A PHP full-stack web framework. 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.

PHP-MVC and Symfony can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

PHP-MVC and Symfony are both open source tools. It seems that Symfony with 21.1K GitHub stars and 7.01K forks on GitHub has more adoption than PHP-MVC with 1.25K GitHub stars and 494 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Symfony has a broader approval, being mentioned in 374 company stacks & 277 developers stacks; compared to PHP-MVC, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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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.

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.
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      What are some alternatives to PHP-MVC and Symfony?
      PHP
      Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
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      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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      Decisions about PHP-MVC and Symfony
      Buzz Zhang
      Buzz Zhang
      PHP-MVC
      PHP-MVC
      MySQL
      MySQL
      Yii
      Yii
      PHP
      PHP

      Of all PHP frameworks, my best and only choice is Yii . Think of this: you have a MySQL database, it contains several tables. Now you want to setup a PHP-MVC site, firstly, you must create Models, Yii have a very handy tool called Gii, you can easily create model with Gii just by one click, Gii will read your database table columns and create PHP models automatically for you. Now you need Controller, still with Gii, it will automatically create all 4 php files for you with Insert/Delete/Update/Select even with Search function.

      Well, now the most modern way is to have a RESTful API, that's even easier with Yii, you even don't need to care about all the columns, just 4 lines of code you can expose your database table as RESTful API with all GET/POST/PUT/DELETE support, even you change your database table columns, you don't need to change any PHP code.

      For security, Yii have embedded authentication and RBAC support. For multi language, Yii have embedded i18n support, all with out-of-box. Just play with it, I bet you will love it.

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      Benjamin Bernard-Bouissières
      Benjamin Bernard-Bouissières
      Web Developer at ipexia · | 11 upvotes · 41.5K views
      atipexiaipexia
      PythonAnywhere
      PythonAnywhere
      Symfony
      Symfony
      Python
      Python
      Django
      Django

      I really love Django because it is really fast to create a web application from scratch and it has a lot a facilities like the ORM or the Admin module ! The Python language is really easy to read and powerful, that's why I prefer Django over Symfony.

      I use Django at work to make tools for the technicians but I also use it for me to build my personal website which I host on PythonAnywhere.

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      How developers use PHP-MVC and Symfony
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      shridhardalavi uses SymfonySymfony

      Symfony is a set of PHP Components, a Web Application framework, a Philosophy, and a Community — all working together in harmony A framework is a collection of universal, reusable programs that accomplish particular tasks to facilitate the development of software applications. A framework is a pledge of quality, upgradability and maintainability of applications at lower cost. Applications developed using a framework are interoperable with market standards.

      Avatar of Hevelop
      Hevelop uses SymfonySymfony

      We developed our ERP with Symfony, then we use this framework and its components in e-commerce customization.

      Avatar of Hilenium
      Hilenium uses SymfonySymfony

      The RESTful backend for Hilenium was built using the Symfony2 framework.

      Avatar of Oliver Stark
      Oliver Stark uses SymfonySymfony

      Solid components backed by a great community and visionary company (sensio labs).

      Avatar of Massimo Floris
      Massimo Floris uses SymfonySymfony

      Back-end Framework, data model implementation, Database interactions.

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