So meet the best PHP framework - Fat-Free PHP - I really like this framework. It has everything you need to have to produce a modern cool website and it works really fast.
Speed is the most essential parameter of any PHP framework. Good written pure PHP code works fast while a bad written large inefficient PHP framework has all the chances to slow down entire website. In fact Fat-Free PHP Framework can actually work even faster than pure PHP code due to caching option it has.
Condensed in a single ~80 kb file Fat-Free PHP Framework gives you solid foundation and a mature code base. So let’s try it in action. First you need to download latest version from here ->>> https://github.com/bcosca/fatfree/releases
In this zip file you actually need only lib folder and .htaccess file. You need to upload them to your root website folder as shown on this picture:
Ok let’s go ahead and create a “Hello, World!” test PHP file. Open any text editor you like and create a new file “index.php” with the following content:
Upload this file to your website as shown on this picture:
And then just visit your website. You should see “Hello, World!”. Congratulations your first Fat-Free PHP Framework based website works good! In my next posts I’ll describe some advanced ways of using it.