PHP framework help you to develop clean and reusable code. It follows the MVC pattern, ensuring a clear separation of logic and presentation. But there is a much discussion all around because some prefer performance, some prefer better documentation, some prefer amount of built-in functions etc. This article is posted to show you the popularity and trends for the most used PHP frameworks in 2012. The article uses google trends from 2012 to show and compare the popularity major php frameworks.
Content Management System, or CMS is an application used to manage content. By using CMS, you can manage content easily, you can publish, edit and delete articles from the back-end. PHP has a long list of CMS, these CMS are Open Source applications which are available free of cost.
In my previous post about free open source PHP frameworks, in which explained about php frameworks. Here in this post I decided to discuss about PHP Content Management Systems(CMS) so that readers who don’t have strong PHP knowledge can easily create their website using free and open source CMS.
WordPress is the most used and powerful yet easy to use content management system. it specially designed for blogging plateform. it very easy to configure and manage content. wordpress is very rich in plugin and themes. I have already wrote about wordpress useful WordPress SEO plugins and popular WordPress themes.
As you know there are hundreds of php ecommerce open sources are available in the market. But its not easy to find suitable platform for your business. they are developed according to specific requirement and each one has its own set of pros and cons. Actually uploading products and customizing your store can be very time consuming, so its necessary to try yourself before making the final decision. Here in this article, I have discussed few most popular php ecommerce open sources which can help you to choose suitable plateform for your business requirement.
Megento is the most popular ecommerce plateform. It is used by 3,000 merchants and is the world’s fastest growing ecommerce. You can easily guess its popularity as it is used by world’s top most brands like Samsung, Stussy, The North face, Nespresso, shoebacca etc. see the list of Top Magento Powered Sites. You can use Magento community edition which is for developers only. it is free to download and use. But you have to pay for the Enterprise Edition, which is packed full of extremely useful features.
License: Free(Community Edition)
Download Link: http://www.magentocommerce.com/download
Zend Framework is a popular php framework developed by supporters of PHP and Zend. it is an open source object oriented web application framework. it has flexible architecture with advanced Model-View-Controller (MVC) implementation that’s used to develop a basic structure for your Zend Framework applications. Zend Framework also supports web 2.0 and cloud computing technologies. The Zend Framework is supported many contributor like IBM and other major companies.
So first we will know about Model-View-Controller(MVC), Now MVC pattern become a standard in the design of modern web applications. Most web application code falls under the following three categories: presentation, business logic, and data access.
Model – Data access routines and some business logic can be defined in the model.
View – Its a presentation layer. it define exactly what is presented to the user. actually controllers pass data to each view to render in some format.
Controller – it binds the whole pattern together. They manipulate models, decide which view to display based on the user’s request and other factors, pass along the data that each view will need, or hand off control to another controller entirely.
A good PHP framework improve security, make websites easier to upgrade and also dramatically reduce the time it takes you to build websites and web applications. but the big question that a lot of developers are asking these days is, What is the best PHP framework?
So here in this article we will discuss, popular php frameworks.
Statistically, currently yiiframework is the best framework in the market. It’s a next generation PHP framework. The main features that makes Yii on top spot is its features and a bit faster than Codeigniter and Zend framework. Actually the markers of Yii have spotted some of those areas in existing frameworks and discovered new ways. For example, from the moment you install Yii, you get a perfectly functional and rather impressive website up and running – its all automatically. Yii also comes with a range of features for common tasks like CRUD (creating, reading, updating and deleting).