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#1 Xanza


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Posted 09 April 2013 - 06:43 PM

I'm not 100% sure that this is the best place for this thread, however I wanted to know which micro-frameworks you guys use (if any). They're not always the best to use, however I've been using Flight for quite a while and I love it, but I moved to Flight from Slim, so I'm just wondering if there isn't an even better framework I should be using.


I've ventured into the larger supported frameworks like CakePHP, and Fuel, but I don't really like them; I mostly do smaller projects which require as little overhead as possible.

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 08:20 PM

Silex (http://silex.sensiolabs.org) is an awesome micro-framework built on the shoulders of Symfony (another great though full stack framework).

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 07:27 AM

I agree that, silex is a good micro framework of php.


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Posted 04 May 2013 - 10:39 AM

He-he, Tony thank you for sharing the link to Silex :)


I've installed Silex few days ago by Composer and i was very impressed how easy and fast I've done everything on my RedHat server :)


I've noticed that Silex is not a real MVC framework like CakePHP, Symfony,Zend, etc...but....for small projects that is very useful, b/s we don't need to use a full functionality of MVC.


It gives me only the C (controller) of the MVC pattern for V (view) I can use a "twig" or a flat php and for M (model) I could use a doctrine ORM, if I want it. 

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 10:42 AM

Anyone tried Tonic? The docs seem very lacking. A friend suggested I check it out for a project he needs help on, but I thought it was pretty... Lacking.
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Posted 19 May 2013 - 12:08 PM

Is F3 (https://github.com/b.../fatfree#readme ) good? 


Any feedbacks? thanks :)

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 06:01 AM

What do you think about Limonade micro-framework?

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 10:09 AM

Thats genius micro (actually nano) framework http://twitto.org/.

It's very good for education (not real projects).


Silex is very good, it has the support of top-level PHP guru-s

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