HowTo: Writing a PHP App with free Web Application Framework

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Try CodeIgniter if you:

  • want a framework with a small footprint.
  • need exceptional performance.
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  • want a framework that requires nearly zero configuration.
  • want a framework that does not require you to use the command line.
  • want a framework that does not require you to adhere to restrictive coding rules.
  • are not interested in large-scale monolithic libraries like PEAR.
  • do not want to be forced to learn a templating language (although a template parser is optionally available if you desire one).
  • eschew complexity, favouring simple solutions.
  • need clear, thorough documentation.