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Symfony vs Yesod: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is Yesod? A RESTful Haskell web framework built on WAI. Yesod believes in the philosophy of making the compiler your ally, not your enemy. We use the type system to enforce as much as possible, from generating proper links, to avoiding XSS attacks, to dealing with character encoding issues. In general, if your code compiles, it works. And instead of declaring types everywhere you let the compiler figure them out for you with type inference.

Symfony and Yesod can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Open source" is the primary reason why developers consider Symfony over the competitors, whereas "Haskell" was stated as the key factor in picking Yesod.

Symfony and Yesod are both open source tools. It seems that Symfony with 21.1K GitHub stars and 7.01K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Yesod with 2.11K GitHub stars and 329 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Symfony has a broader approval, being mentioned in 374 company stacks & 277 developers stacks; compared to Yesod, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

What is Symfony?

It is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP..

What is Yesod?

Yesod believes in the philosophy of making the compiler your ally, not your enemy. We use the type system to enforce as much as possible, from generating proper links, to avoiding XSS attacks, to dealing with character encoding issues. In general, if your code compiles, it works. And instead of declaring types everywhere you let the compiler figure them out for you with type inference.
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    What are some alternatives to Symfony and Yesod?
    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.
    Spring
    A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
    Django
    Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
    WordPress
    The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
    Phalcon
    Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.
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    Decisions about Symfony and Yesod
    Benjamin Bernard-Bouissières
    Benjamin Bernard-Bouissières
    Web Developer at ipexia · | 11 upvotes · 56.5K views
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    Django
    Django
    Python
    Python
    Symfony
    Symfony
    PythonAnywhere
    PythonAnywhere

    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 Symfony and Yesod
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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.

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    Hevelop uses SymfonySymfony

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

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    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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