Open source PHP frameworks

CakePHP

CakePHP is a rapid development framework for PHP that provides an extensible architecture for developing, maintaining, and deploying applications. (MIT)

Cross-platform

CodeIgniter

CodeIgniter is an open source Web Application Framework that helps you write kick-ass PHP programs. (OSL)

Cross-platform

FLOW 3

FLOW 3 is an offspring of TYPO3 version 5.0. FLOW3 can be used independently of TYPO3 as a development framework. It's making extensive use of software development paradigms such as Domain-Driven Design, Dependency Injection and AOP. (GPL)

Cross-platform

FuelPHP

FuelPHP is a simple, flexible, community driven PHP 5.3+ framework, based on the best ideas of other frameworks, with a fresh start! (MIT)

Cross-platform

Kohana

Kohana is an open source, object oriented MVC web framework built using PHP5 by a team of volunteers that aims to be swift, secure, and small. (BSD)

Cross-platform

Laravel

Laravel is a clean and classy framework for PHP web development. Freeing you from spaghetti code, Laravel helps you create wonderful applications using simple, expressive syntax. (MIT)

Cross-platform

Nette

Nette Framework lets you focus on the creative part of being a developer. It's built to be extremely usable, friendly and a joy to use. It supports AJAX, DRY, KISS, MVC and code reusability. (BSD)

Cross-platform

Phalcon

Phalcon is an open source, full stack framework for PHP 5 written as a C-extension, optimized for high performance. Phalcon is not only about performance, our goal is to make it robust, rich in features and easy to use! (BSD)

Cross-platform

Symfony

Symfony is a web application framework for PHP projects. It aims to speed up the creation and maintenance of web applications, and to replace the repetitive coding tasks by power, control and pleasure. (MIT)

Cross-platform

Yii

Yii is a high-performance PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications. Yii helps Web developers build complex applications and deliver them on-time. (BSD)

Cross-platform

Zend

Zend Framework is an open source, object-oriented web application framework implemented in PHP 5 and licensed under the New BSD License. (BSD)

Cross-platform

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