Symfony is a set of PHP Components, a Web Application framework, a Philosophy, and a Community — all working together in harmony.
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Symfony is a PHP framework, that comprises a set of tools and a development methodology. Beyond the tools, Symfony is also a Philosophy and a Community. Symfony is also a set of PHP Components, a Web Application framework, a Philosophy, and a Community — all working together in harmony.
The leading PHP framework to create websites and web applications. Symfony components include a set of decoupled and reusable components on which the best PHP applications are built, such as Drupal, phpBB, and eZ Publish. Symfony has a huge community of Symfony fans committed to take PHP to the next level.
Symfony’s Philosophy is based on embracing and promoting professionalism, best practices, standardization, and interoperability of applications. Aside from a little time, it costs users nothing. Step by step users can explore the Symfony universe. But users need to be careful because Symfony can become addictive from the very first encounter.
The Symfony Ecosystem features well-known PHP projects that have also originated from or around Symfony project: Silex, the PHP microframework built on top of Symfony Components, Twig, the fast, safe, and modern PHP templating engine and Swiftmailer, the no-brainer solution to get users’s emails delivered.