Rails vs. Yii vs. Zend Framework



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Description

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.

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 Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
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Why do developers choose Yii?
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Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Rails?
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What are the cons of using Yii?
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What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
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Companies

What companies use Rails?
2668 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Yii?
66 companies on StackShare use Yii
What companies use Zend Framework?
47 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with Yii?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii
What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework

What are some alternatives to Rails, Yii, and Zend Framework?

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • 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
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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