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What are the more unknown frameworks you ever used?
12 projects | reddit.com/r/PHP | 17 Feb 2022
A super simple http response code library
2 projects | reddit.com/r/PHP | 29 Jun 2022
can I use thecodeholic/tc-php-mvc-core framework for production?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/PHP | 30 May 2022
If you want to use a framework but avoid the "kitchen sink" you could use micro frameworks like Lumen, Slim or Symfony (with the symfony/skeleton starter) and then add packages as required.
Recommended Lightweight PHP Frameworks for REST Development?
5 projects | reddit.com/r/PHP | 21 May 2022
You can use a simple framework like slim or go with Symfony.
Should you use Laravel 9 over Lumen 9?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/laravel | 13 Apr 2022
If you need a very lightweight framework I would personally recommend slim
Next step from making web apps with plain PHP and JS? What to learn next? Laravel? React?
1 project | reddit.com/r/webdev | 10 Mar 2022
If you are concerned about the framework being too cumbersome, there are more lightweight options out there too. I have heard good things about Slim https://www.slimframework.com/
Project rewrite; to Laravel, or not to Laravel...?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/PHP | 1 Feb 2022
Do you have a router? I presume not as most people that don't use a framework end up with 100's of PHP files in the htdocs/public folder that all act as a kind of router/controller. If that is the case, you may benefit from a micro-framework like Slim. Don't port over all your pages in one go, instead migrate them one by one as needed over a period of time. A good strategy is just if you need to touch the page for something, do the migration at that time.
A personal project | roady v1.0.0
8 projects | reddit.com/r/PHP | 7 Dec 2021
Extra tip: To prepare yourself to use other frameworks in a job, look at how they lay out their application directory structure. They tend to be somewhat similar, and you can use those common structures to make your roady app structure more in line with them or to get to grips with them for when you get a job in the industry. Slim is a microframework with minimal extra features, so it may be a good starting point to compare with if you wanted to (https://www.slimframework.com/), and they have a skeleton app you could use to examine its structure (https://github.com/slimphp/Slim-Skeleton). People will probably also happily fight to the death about which framework is better, but you find one you like or a company you want to work for uses. Slim is just a suggestion.
Yes, PHP Is Worth Learning/Using in $Current_year
6 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 17 Nov 2021
My team has been using the Slim Framework for years and it has servered us well for years. It is a microframework and follows most of the PSR standards so it is possible to replace libraries with relative ease.
Ever wanted to use the Symfony Messenger component, but didn't know how? I've got you covered!
1 project | reddit.com/r/PHP | 10 Oct 2021
Not a huge framework, but I like https://www.slimframework.com/ , used with twig and a few other libraries
Is there a more straightforward way to pass variables from the server to the client?
1 project | reddit.com/r/webdev | 4 Oct 2021
Sure but it is specific to the slim framework: https://github.com/slimphp/Slim-Skeleton
What are some alternatives?
Lumen - The Laravel Lumen Framework.
Bullet PHP - A resource-oriented micro PHP framework
Siler - ⚡ Flat-files and plain-old PHP functions rockin'on as a set of general purpose high-level abstractions.
Laravel - Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We’ve already laid the foundation for your next big idea — freeing you to create without sweating the small things.
Liten - Liten is a small and simple micro framework which can be used to build restful services and apps.
Fast Route - Fast request router for PHP
Wolff - 🐺 Lightweight and easy to use framework for building web apps.
swoole-src - Programmatic server for PHP with async IO, coroutines and fibers