Web2py vs Yii: What are the differences?
Web2py: An open-source web application framework *. It is a free open source full-stack framework for rapid development of fast, scalable, secure and portable database-driven web-based applications. Written and programmable in Python ; *Yii:** A high-performance PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications. 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.
Web2py and Yii can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
Yii is an open source tool with 4.87K GitHub stars and 2.23K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Yii's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Yii has a broader approval, being mentioned in 82 company stacks & 184 developers stacks; compared to Web2py, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.