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With no PECL extensions or PEAR libraries to increase it's bloat, Kohana is extremely lightweight and massive libraries are avoided for more consistency and speed.
Pro OOP framework that is extremely DRY
Kohana follows the OOP software paradigm and it strictly enforces the DRY principle, which makes it easier for developers to write clean and maintainable code.
Pro Tools for quick development
Includes tools that help developers to make applications quickly and efficiently. Some of these tools include:
- Translation libraries
- Code profiling
- Form validation
Pro Open source
Kohana is open source and is released under the BSD license, this means that it can be modified even for commercial purposes.
Pro Low RAM usage
It is as fast as any popular framework, but the RAM usage is really low in comparison.
Con Deprecated PHP Framework
Con Poorly documented
Kohana has always been criticized for the poor documentation it has. Some things are not explained with details and some other things are not explained at all.