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An open source, object-oriented web application framework implemented in PHP 5
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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.
Zend Framework is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Zend Framework is an open source tool with 5.7K GitHub stars and 2.9K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Zend Framework's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Zend Framework?

Companies
53 companies reportedly use Zend Framework in their tech stacks, including Webedia, theiconic, and Binpress.

Developers
128 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Zend Framework.

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Why developers like Zend Framework?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Zend Framework
Zend Framework Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Zend Framework in their tech stack.

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Cassandra
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Laravel

React AngularJS jQuery

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The older parts of our core are still using Zend Framework 1. We've added events, dependency injection, and other modernities with Laravel and Symfony components.

We will migrate towards simpler framework agnostic controllers with 3rd party components.

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Zend Framework Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Zend Framework?
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter is a proven, agile & open PHP web application framework with a small footprint. It is powering the next generation of web apps.
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.
Laravel
Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel 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.
Node.js
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
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.
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Zend Framework's Stats

Zend Framework's Followers
138 developers follow Zend Framework to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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