Laravel vs CodeIgniter. Which one to choose?

Laravel or CodeIgniter? You must be wondering. Yes, a very difficult choice. Here is a small comparison between both the frameworks.


  • Scaffolding
  • Full text search
  • Development principles
  • Design pattern
  • Multilingual
  • Database
  • Memory recommended
  • Database model
  • WYSIWYG-Editor
  • Multiple projects support
  • ORM


  • Convention over configuration Test-driven development Don't repeat yourself
  • Active-Record Model-View-Controller Dependency injection Observer Singleton Event-Driven MTV Factory RESTfull Facade
  • Cassandra MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, MongoDB
  • 1 GB
  • Object-oriented Relational


  • Wiki way
  • Active-Record Model-View-Controller
  • JDBC Compatible, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Oracle, orientdb, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, R2 CUBRID, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MariaDB
  • 256 MB
  • Object-oriented

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