Trendy PHP Frameworks on Git repositories 2013 ( 76 )

 

 

Well, it seems that, the most used php framework is CodeIgniter, if we take a look on github.com and bitbucket.org repository results.
It is maybe, because CodeIgniter is more accessible, not so complex as installation or configuration, also compatible with old php versions and more flexible like other Frameworks.
Judging about Starring level, which is kind of booking, Symfony gets the big prize but on Fork Top CodeIgniter remains top One.
One other interesting fact is that mostly all repositories are going to slowdown, analysing by number of Contributors displayed on Graphs. By Commits some Graphs are showing an almost dead activity on Kohana and Lithium.
Code frequency which is Additions and Deletions per week, shows that Symfony is the most active project from all. Almost with no exception punch card Graph shows that coders are doing commits on a day light, activity starts at 3am and is increased reaching peaks at 11pm/12am midnight.
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Repository Starring Top
Symfony 7,401 Laravel 6,965 CodeIgniter 6,749 Zend framework 4,415 Cakephp 4,268 silexphp 1,912 Kohana 1,321 Fuel 708 Lithium 833
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Repository Forks Top
CodeIgniter 3,222 Symfony 2,684 Zend framework 2,475 Laravel 2,146 Cakephp 1,674 Silexphp 409 Kohana 308 Fuel 273 Lithium 215
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github.com repository results
codeigniter 3,131 symfony 2,997 zend 2,786 cakephp 2,765 laravel 1,848 kohana 1,831 silex 684 fuelphp 426 lithium 261 ------------------------------------
bitbucket.org repository results
codeigniter 677 zend 187 cakephp 167 laravel 142 symfony 134 kohana 88 silex 31 fuelphp 21
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Google results
zend framework 4,350,000 symfony framework 3,840,000 cakephp framework 3,830,000 codeigniter framework 3,720,000 laravel framework 478,000 kohana framework 467,000 silex framework 173,000 fuelphp framework 91,800
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