A lightweight PHP microframework for creating small web applications and simple single-file apps. It is based on and powered by Symfony, as well as offers some of its components (e.g., HttpKernel). It can also be extended into a full stack MVC framework.

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First released September 2010
Developed by Fabien Potencier and Igor Wiedler
Latest stable version Silex 2
Open-source Yes

Interesting facts

The framework comes in two, so called slim and fat, versions, the first one has just the basic features, the other - fully features.


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