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Why is it worth using PHP? Which PHP framework is the best: Drupal, Laravel, or Symfony?

In our articles, we describe and evaluate specific functionalities, analyze solutions in new PHP versions, and show the differences between the frameworks.

PHP is the most popular programming language, with the use of which over 82% of websites on the Internet are built, like Facebook, Yahoo, Wikipedia, or Check how to join this group.

Choosing the right framework for a new project is important – using it significantly improves the application development process. Symfony is a framework that's extremely popular among PHP developers. We’ll take a close look at its major features.

Everyone learns from mistakes. In this article I will point out a cardinal one, which leads to a situation where the controller contains several hundred lines of code and becomes unreadable and very difficult to maintain. However, I will present a few ways to solve it.

Laravel is a very extensive framework that gives the user many tools and opportunities to work on the project. I decided to present you today some less known, but very useful opportunities provided by the creators. I hope this will have a positive effect on the intuitiveness and speed of writing the code.

For each project, it needs to be decided which technology to use. For web development purposes, firms most frequently decide to go for PHP frameworks. But which of them to choose? Today, I decided to introduce the two most popular PHP frameworks: Symfony and Laravel, and thus compare their similarities and demonstrate differences along with their usefulness in terms of specific types of projects.

Managing libraries, their dependencies and versions is a problem that many technologies and programming languages have encountered in their history. The PHP world has also suffered from difficulties in managing and distributing libraries in the past. Check out how to deal with package management in a PHP application using the Composer dependency manager now.

The release of PHP 8, scheduled for November, is approaching. On the occasion of this new version, we publish an interview with Droptica developers who say what are the greatest advantages of PHP programming, what to pay attention when creating a business website in PHP and what to do if you want to expand the current one.

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