CodeIgniter is an open-source PHP web development framework created by EllisLab Inc. The framework implements the Model-View-Controller design pattern. It is praised for its performance and the quality of its documentation.

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CodeIgniter is an open-source PHP web development framework created by EllisLab Inc. The framework implements the Model-View-Controller design pattern. It is praised for its performance and the quality of its documentation.

These are generally regarded as pros of the framework:

  • Small footprint
  • Performance
  • Easy to learn
  • Great documentation

These are generally regarded as cons of the framework:

  • No built in ORM
  • Validation in the controller, instead of model
  • CodeIgniter 2.0 doesn't support PHP4

The current version (2.1.3) was released on October 8, 2012.

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