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Description

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.

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.

What is webapp2?

webapp2 is a simple. it follows the simplicity of webapp, but improves it in some ways: it adds better URI routing and exception handling, a full featured response object and a more flexible dispatching mechanism.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Symfony?
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    What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
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    What are the cons of using webapp2?
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    Companies

    What companies use Symfony?
    311 companies on StackShare use Symfony
    What companies use Zend Framework?
    34 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
    What companies use webapp2?
    3 companies on StackShare use webapp2

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Symfony?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
    What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework
    What tools integrate with webapp2?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with webapp2

    What are some alternatives to Symfony, Zend Framework, and webapp2?

    • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
    • Rails - Web development that doesn't hurt
    • 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

    See all alternatives to Symfony

    Latest News

    New in Symfony 4.1: Validator improvements
    A week of symfony #581 (12-18 February 2018)
    New in Symfony: Reproducible builds


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