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Why and when would you choose a more 'heavy-going' framework

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Keir Lavelle

25 Feb, 2013 01:40 PM

Hi everyone, abit of an open question this one but i've been using Slim for awhile and incorporated it into a couple of projects recently and I think it's fantastic, I drop in twig as my templating engine, idiorm for my DBAL, Swiftmailer for processing emails and I have a 'Home brewed' route for passing a route as controller/method/args, and I'm just wondering are my applications losing anything in terms of performance or security by not using a framework such as Laravel? Admittedly the projects are relatively small - the most recent has ~12 controllers, however I can't see maintainability being detrimented by use of a well planned Slim app structure anymore than if it was built using something like Laravel?

Your feedback would be much appreciated, namely when it's advisable to look at a more immersive framework, or can I be safe in teh knowledge that if I plan effectively Slim is as good as any?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brian Nesbitt on 25 Feb, 2013 06:54 PM

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