Symfony is a full-stack PHP framework, which comprises a library of cohesive classes. The framweork provides an architecture, components and tools for developers to build complex web applications faster. The Symfony framework is based on experience. It uses most of the best practices of web development and integrates some great third-party libraries.

The very small number of prerequisites make the Symfony PHP framework easy to install on any configuration. The only requirement is Unix or Windows operating system with a web server and PHP installed. The framework is compatible with almost every database system.

According to Symfony developers the framework is so natural and easy for people used to PHP that the learning curve is reduced to less than a day. The clean design and code readability keep the delays short.

Symfony is aimed at building robust applications in an enterprise context. This means that there is full control over the configuration: from the directory structure to the foreign libraries, almost everything can be customized. To match enterprise's development guidelines, symfony is bundled with additional tools helping you to test, debug and document your project.

By choosing the Symfony PHP framework developers get the benefits of an active and established open-source community. Symfony is entirely free and published under the MIT license.