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Smart Framework PHP

The PHP Smart.Framework (smart framework php) is a free, BSD licensed, open-source web framework that claims to fit small, medium as well as large web projects. It provides a hybrid architecture, a mix between multi-tier and Middleware, combined with clean code separation as Model–view–controller architecture.

PHP Smart.Framework
Original author(s)
Developer(s)Unix World dot org
Initial releaseFebruary 1, 2012 (2012-02-01)
Stable release
5.2.7 / November 10, 2019; 8 days ago (2019-11-10)[1]
RepositoryPHP Smart Repository
Written inPHP
Operating systemCross-platform
TypeWeb framework
LicenseBSD License


It provides a full stack environment:

  • PHP framework
  • Javascript framework
  • Web Profiler

Other features:

  • Redis based caching layer that can replace Varnish
  • database connectors: PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite, MongoDB, Solr
  • map component that can handle OpenStreetMaps (open types) but also Google maps or Bing maps.
  • other useful Javascript components

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "Releases · unix-world/Smart.Framework · GitHub". Retrieved 4 September 2019.