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What is 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.

What is ZK? Open source Java framework for building enterprise web and mobile apps. It is renowned for "Ajax without JavaScript", enabling developers to build rich Web applications without any knowledge of Ajax and JavaScript. It is used for building enterprise web and mobile apps.

Yii and ZK can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

Yii is an open source tool with 4.86K GitHub stars and 2.23K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Yii's open source repository on GitHub.

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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 ZK?

It is renowned for "Ajax without JavaScript", enabling developers to build rich Web applications without any knowledge of Ajax and JavaScript. It is used for building enterprise web and mobile apps.
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        What are some alternatives to Yii and ZK?
        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.
        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.
        CakePHP
        CakePHP makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 7 framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system.
        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.
        CodeIgniter
        CodeIgniter is a proven, agile & open PHP web application framework with a small footprint. It is powering the next generation of web apps.
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        Decisions about Yii and ZK
        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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        Yii is great. 90% of the work done by Yii.

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