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Symfony is a PHP framework from French company SensioLabs.https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/Md/Y8/W50QT7M22TS5.pngSymfony: For Complex Enterprise Scalable ProductsWe use Symfony PHP framework for the development of the majority of the projects within the company. Some of the projects use Symfony for the front-end (for example, www.grossum.com) as well as the back-end. Symfony as a back-end is used for most of the mobile apps as well as the web. From all the research our developers have done and their experience, Symfony is one of the most convenient frameworks for complex projects.,Sonata Admin for Symfony is very versatile and we've used it for both the admin part of our website (even created a landing page constructor using it) and for the ERP system we've developed for inside use. It is easy to learn if you know PHP and the community is quite large so you can easily find experts to help you with issues. It's good for high-load projects. We have used it for the back-end of a custom affiliate marketing system that currently processes over 180 million requests per day.,For less complex projects, Laravel or Silex (or even WordPress) can be used. Symfony is better for enterprise products than just for the fun of it. There are always debates regarding Sonata Admin for Symfony, but while there are people who dislike it, we use it and heavily rely on it.,8,Considering it is one of the main frameworks we rely upon at the APP Solutions / Grossum, it had a wonderful impact on our overall business objectives :) Being an open-sourced product yet well-maintained, it is a great instrument for web and mobile development.,Laravel PHP Framework, Zend Framework and Drupal,Google Drive, Dropbox, Vidyo, Zoom Video WebinarThe best php frameworkSymfony is our main development framework, its stack or base components make up 100% of our products. We have built not just products purchased by other companies but also platforms for our internal consumption and company management. Accounting, Reporting, E-Commerce, Blogs and Bots are just a few of the areas where we have been using Symfony. Using Symfony allows us to speed up the development process and know for sure that it is strongly supported by its robust community.,RAD, with it, and with a huge set of bundles; you can start and leverage a project in just a few weeks. Support for BC, its strong commitment on semantic versioning and not introducing any BC break in any minor version. Evolving, its community and its main developers are always pushing forward on new components and enhancements.,Micro services architecture, even with the new introduction of flex it has a lot of room for support and enhance this pattern. Form component, this component its always facing challenges on how to be more flexible and more easy to use and will has room for improvement. Support and enhancement for non blocking /async programming with reactphp.,10,Improve our development quality. Improve our development speed. Improve the relationship with our customers because our products are more stable.,Laravel PHP Framework, CakePHP, Zend Framework and CodeIgniter,Jenkins, MongoDB, Elasticsearch
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July 31, 2018

Review: "Symfony: For Complex Enterprise Scalable Products"

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We use Symfony PHP framework for the development of the majority of the projects within the company. Some of the projects use Symfony for the front-end (for example, www.grossum.com) as well as the back-end. Symfony as a back-end is used for most of the mobile apps as well as the web. From all the research our developers have done and their experience, Symfony is one of the most convenient frameworks for complex projects.
  • Sonata Admin for Symfony is very versatile and we've used it for both the admin part of our website (even created a landing page constructor using it) and for the ERP system we've developed for inside use.
  • It is easy to learn if you know PHP and the community is quite large so you can easily find experts to help you with issues.
  • It's good for high-load projects. We have used it for the back-end of a custom affiliate marketing system that currently processes over 180 million requests per day.
  • For less complex projects, Laravel or Silex (or even WordPress) can be used. Symfony is better for enterprise products than just for the fun of it.
  • There are always debates regarding Sonata Admin for Symfony, but while there are people who dislike it, we use it and heavily rely on it.
Symfony is good for ensuring scalability of the project (granted, you also would require a cloud for that, but that's another topic), therefore it is a good framework to use if you are thinking about creating an enterprise product. Symfony's documentation is also done quite well, so that's another advantage because you can easily trace the changes and find out what happened when.

Symfony isn't the ideal choice for a small-scale website simply because there are other frameworks and CMS that would do that quicker and easier. If you, however, need strong backend for a project, Symfony's your mate.
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November 10, 2017

Symfony Review: "The best php framework"

Score 10 out of 10
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Symfony is our main development framework, its stack or base components make up 100% of our products. We have built not just products purchased by other companies but also platforms for our internal consumption and company management. Accounting, Reporting, E-Commerce, Blogs and Bots are just a few of the areas where we have been using Symfony. Using Symfony allows us to speed up the development process and know for sure that it is strongly supported by its robust community.
  • RAD, with it, and with a huge set of bundles; you can start and leverage a project in just a few weeks.
  • Support for BC, its strong commitment on semantic versioning and not introducing any BC break in any minor version.
  • Evolving, its community and its main developers are always pushing forward on new components and enhancements.
  • Micro services architecture, even with the new introduction of flex it has a lot of room for support and enhance this pattern.
  • Form component, this component its always facing challenges on how to be more flexible and more easy to use and will has room for improvement.
  • Support and enhancement for non blocking /async programming with reactphp.
Symfony is a strong framework because of its strong set of components. Its architecture allows Symfony to grow and allows us to use what we need. It is well suited for both small bots, console commands, micro services and big monoliths.
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