Another widely known Framework amongst coders of all level of skills. This is based on the principle of Ruby on Rails, and it is strongly focused on the aggressive development techniques which makes it a great option for the developers all over.
Grew from the groupware suite and Horde webmail this is one of the majorly accepted PHP frameworks all over. This is localization-friendly framework helping developers speaking languages other than English.
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Another framework based on Ruby on Rails but completely dedicated on making the database-backed web applications that are based on MVC structure. For this framework one can easily find a healthy developer community along with demos and screenshots.
Being a division of Qcodo framework which had been latent since some time but now it has returned with Qcubed and has its complete focus on the quick prototyping. There are several fun tutorials on its website with a completely new set of enthusiast developers.
Earlier it was more focused towards the enterprise application development and also had some issues with the shared hosting solutions, reason being the lack of a PHP accelerator. But, this is something very new and much advanced form of developer framework in compare to some of the leading ones in the current time.
Based on the CodeIgniter, Kohana is focused on being small yet fast and much secure frameworks.An elegant HMVC PHP5 framework that provides a rich set of components for building web applications.
Yii Means Yes It Is! Yii is suitable for any scale of website application starting from a small catalogue website to a highly complex and feature-rich website. Yii is the best performer with highest amount of load on the website and has been fantastic framework to get things done faster and more efficient.
This is one of the simplest frameworks giving opportunities for the beginners and giving scope to the advanced users as well to work with ease. With the simple usage of PEAR modules, prototype Ajax framework and the heaps of documentation are some of the highlights of the framework.
Web Application Component Toolkit also known as WACT, it focuses on the requirement of code refactoring, high level of security and unit testing.