Contains everything to create full-featured Web applications

Symlex is designed to be simple with few concepts to understand - so that you can start implementing instead of wasting time on Stack Overflow. Since its initial release in 2014, it has proven to be well suited for rapidly building microservices, CLI and single-page applications. It comes complete with working examples from testing to forms and database abstraction. Simply delete what you don't need.

As published by phpbenchmarks.com, Symlex currently adds 42% less overhead to REST requests than the next best PHP framework:

Symlex Performance

The kernel is extremely lean and only creates a service container for bootstrapping your application within its context. Using a single container for configuration and dependency injection reduces complexity significantly:

Symlex Screenshot

Extremely fast

Less than 1 ms response time in benchmarks. 42% less overhead for REST requests than the next best PHP framework.

No experiments

Built on top of well documented and tested standard components like Symfony and Vuetify.

Proven technology

Perfectly suited for rapidly building microservices, CLI and single-page applications.

Fully testable

Less bloat and simpler, more maintainable and testable code that is fundamental for agile development.