PHP frameworks, Part 1, Getting started with three popular frameworks

Zend, symfony, CakePHP

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Duane O'Brien

Date archived: May 13, 2019 | First published: October 09, 2007

A few short years ago, one of the more common criticisms about PHP was that it did not support MVC-style architectures. Times change. And these days, there are a number of choices available in the world of PHP frameworks. This series takes a look at three widely used PHP frameworks — Zend, symfony, and CakePHP — examining their similarities and differences while building and extending a sample application in each of the three frameworks.

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