Kohana vs Laravel: What are the differences?
Kohana: An elegant HMVC PHP5 framework. Kohana is an elegant, open source, and object oriented HMVC framework built using PHP5, by a team of volunteers. It aims to be swift, secure, and small; Laravel: A PHP Framework For Web Artisans. Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
Kohana and Laravel can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
"Open source" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Kohana, while over 420 developers mention "Clean architecture" as the leading cause for choosing Laravel.
Kohana and Laravel are both open source tools. Laravel with 53.4K GitHub stars and 16.4K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Kohana with 1.61K GitHub stars and 464 GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Laravel has a broader approval, being mentioned in 831 company stacks & 773 developers stacks; compared to Kohana, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.