If you have a knack for building web apps for your business in PHP, Laravel and Yii are familiar names to you. Laravel is indeed a great framework and is perhaps be the best nowadays. In our previous blog, we supported that idea. However, when our PHP team at ValueCoders was trying to move to Laravel from Yii, they came across a few things that can’t be overlooked. This brings us to our topic: Laravel vs Yii: facts to know today!
We believe that the main idea behind using any tool or a framework is to get your task done in the best possible way. We have been using Yii for about three years and started working with Laravel last year. Yii2 was good, but before starting to work on Laravel, we got the feeling that it would be a far smarter framework than Yii.