[Phpwm] MVC frameworks for developing PHP 5/MySql applications

Iain Wallace iain at strawp.net
Sat Jan 21 16:43:12 GMT 2006

> Hi All
> I am a beginner when it comes to PHP, I've been on the OpenAdvantage PHP
> course and I've written a few small apps. Now I want to redevelop some
> client/server packages that I developed using an object based VB type
> tool with an Oracle database, one of them has about 320 forms(Windows),
> 80 tables, and 30 reports. As I don't want to write this longhand I
> thought about using one of the MVC frameworks to save time and cut down
> on errors.
> Has anyone had experience of using MVC frameworks for developing PHP
> 5/MySql applications. I've had a look at a few on the web and PRADO,
> Zoop, and OpenBiz look as if they might fit the bill.
> Any advice would be much appreciated.
> Many thanks.
> Tony
The only pre-subscribed coding methodology which was apparently an
offshoot of MVC I've used was Fusebox which I wrote a few Coldfusion apps
in. I hated it. Pure MVC is great in a lot of cases although if a site is
quite simple I tend not to bother with it at all.


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