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Yii vs. Drupal

Yii Drupal + Add column
Preference 54% votes 46% votes
Website www.​yiiframework.​com www.​drupal.​org
Scaffolding Yes Yes
Full text search Yes Yes
Development principles
Design pattern
Multilingual content Yes Yes
System requirements
Operating system
Programming language
Memory recommended ? 128 MB
Memory minimum 118 MB 32 MB
Description Yii is a high-performance, component-based PHP framework for developing large-scale Web applications rapidly. It enables maximum reusability in Web programming and can significantly accelerate your Web application development process. Drupal is a free open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
Tag MVC Taxonomy
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Pingback Yes Conditional
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
Image processing engin Yes Yes
Interpreter Yes Yes
Trackback Yes Conditional
Database model
Transactions Yes Yes
Unicode Yes Yes
WYSIWYG-Editor Yes Yes
Multiple projects Yes Yes
Standard compliance Yes Yes
External pages Yes Yes
User statistics Yes Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Atomicity Yes ?
Isolation Yes ?
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Template language
Target audience
Difficulty level
Application startup time 1 ms 1 ms
Version number 1.1.14 7
Adobe Flash Support Yes Yes
PSR-0 compliant Yes Yes
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes No
Popularity 50% votes 50% votes
Machine Code Generation Yes ?
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Multi tasking Yes ?
RESTful Yes Yes
Code Generation Yes Conditional
Dynamic typing Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes ?
Programming paradigm
Comments Yes Yes
Multiple categories Yes Yes
Hierarchical menus Yes Yes
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Supported VCS ?
Database Connection Pooling Yes No
Separate Service Layer Yes Yes
Web Flows Yes ?
Creation Date January 2008 January 2001
Community Driven Good Excellent
Wizard Yes Yes
WSDL Yes Yes
Reliability ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Versioning Good Good
Data encryption Yes ?
Custom queries Good Good
Input Widgets Yes ?
Layout Structure Template Yes Yes
File Assets Yes Yes
API Good Good
Compiled language No ?
XML Aware Good Good
Client/Server code reuse ?
Batch Processing Yes Yes
Cloud platform support
Admin Generator Yes Yes
Compiler No ?
Library file size 20 MB 3.05 MB
API comprehensibility ★★★★☆ ?
Webmail Yes Yes
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Implementation flexibility 58% votes 42% votes
Out-of-the-box functionality 61% votes 39% votes
Throttling Yes ?
Bundle system Yes Yes
Annotation Support Yes ?
LDAP Yes Yes
Query Cache Yes Yes
Realtime Yes ?
Data Security Yes Yes
Community feedback ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Ease of use ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Malicious Injection Prevention Yes Yes
Openshift Paas Support No ?
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Realtime Server Push Yes ?
Easy of Use Yes ?
Sexiness 100 ?
Open Source Yes Yes
FAL support Yes ?
Content Preview Yes Yes
Web Developer Toolbar Yes Yes
IntelliSense Yes ?
XQuery Support No Yes
Websocket Support Yes ?
Maven support Yes ?
Resource File Processing Yes ?
Partial Classes Yes ?
Closures Yes ?
actors January 1995 ?
Perfomance ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Database migrations Yes Yes
I like it Yes Yes
JavaScript Library included Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes Yes
Static Typing Yes Yes
Click & Edit in Place / WYSIWYG Yes ?
API Test Control Yes ?
Autocomplete Code Yes ?
Front Speakers No ?
Dependency Injection Yes ?
Personalization Yes Yes
Supported from Google Yes Yes
Makes you angry No Yes
Easy to Learn Yes No
Extensibility Yes ?
Unit Testing Yes ?
Ajax Yes Yes
User management Yes Yes
ORM Join Support Yes ?
Object-Oriented Views Yes ?
Object Oriented Models Yes ?
Model Conditions Yes ?
Mobile ready Yes Yes
ACL Yes Yes
Operating system server ?
Package Manager No ?
Makes developer create a slew of inefficient Javascript Yes No
Easy Setup Yes Yes
Jquery Yes Yes
jQuery Support Yes Yes
Modules/Extensions/Plugins 2 500 24 217
Full-Stack No ?
unnecessary features No Yes
GoGo No ?
Internationalization Yes Yes
Used By Well-known Companies Yes ?
Awesomeness Yes ?
Framework specific vocabulary No Yes
Better than rails No ?
Easy to Config Yes Yes
Self Server No ?
Autofocus ? Yes
Release Date ? January 2001
E-Mail protocols ?
Wastebag ? Yes
Data storage ?
Native driver ?
Scheduled posts ? Yes
Browser support ?
Highly Available ? Yes
Bitmap index ? Yes
JVM ? No
Events Support ? Yes
Language Integrated Query ? Yes
Cloud-enabled ? Yes
HLP ? 0
Insite Editing ? Yes
Full Distributions available ? 699
News Distribution ?
Restaurant Distribution ?
eCommerce Distribution ?
Hotel Distribution ?
Booking Distribution ?
Realty Distribution ?
Recruiter Distribution ?
Government Distribution ?
NGO Distribution ?
Jetty ? No
Themes ? 1 866
Distributions ? 699
Developers ? 29 757
Registered users on CMS Website ? 1 003 428
Total Crap ? No
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