A short introduction to best PHP frameworks to use in 2015 and may be for years ahead. These are the trending frameworks of 2015 one should use for their web application, or developers should try their hands on. However, every framework embroidered below has its own merits and demerits and have their own scalability competence.
Laravel has outperformed all other PHP Frameworks and has been adopted widely by developers’ community carrying its modular packaging system, adorable syntax, migration, unit testing and many more.
Laravel has come out strongly and is bliss for developers. Carrying this, demand of laravel developers for hire and laravel development companies has jumped ridiculously. (Information Source: Upwork, elance)
Adorable Features of Laravel
- Bundle installation, easy upgrades
- Streamlined routing and controllers
- Simpler form validation
- Blade templating engine
- Beautiful documentation
- Extensive and active community for solutions
- Event queuing and more
In the list, falls Yii Framework, the most opted PHP framework 2014-2015 for the scalability, reliability, and ease it offers to develop complex and scalable web applications.
Adorable Features of Yii
- AJAX enabled widgets
- Highly scalable
- Pre-built extensions
- Unit and Functionality testing
- Extensive Community (For more, Read More)
In its initial days, a used to be really blissful and sigh of relief PHP framework, CodeIgniter still stands firmly amongst the most used/adopted/loved PHP frameworks of 2015.
Features of CodeIgniter, loved by developers
- Simple configuration
- Easy templating
- Good documentation
- Light weight
- Extensive community (back in action these days after long)
- Built in security
Symfony2 is a complete full stack development PHP framework and is concerned about separation of concerns, instead of overloading/boasting the word MVC. It is for sure MVC framework and most other frameworks these days are.
Salient Features of Symfony2
- @api tag that restrains the need to upgrade code when upgrading to newer version ofSymfony2
- Focused on security
- Clean and simple documentation
- Easy to use forms
- HTTP caching and more
These were the four most trending PHP frameworks one must go for in order to build a beautiful, scalable, and robust web application in PHP. The above four frameworks have really simplified PHP Development and should be adopted by robust PHP development companies to deliver class products.