Kohana 3 is an elegant HMVC PHP5 framework that provides a rich set of components for building web applications.
It requires very little configuration, fully supports UTF-8 and i18n, and provides many of the tools that a developer needs within a highly flexible system. The integrated class
... [More] auto-loading, cascading filesystem, highly consistent API, and easy integration with vendor libraries make it viable for any project, large or small.
See http://www.ohloh.net/p/kohana for more information. [Less]
Alloy HVMC PHP Framework
Lightweight Hierarchical MVC PHP Framework
Hierarchical MVC (HMVC)
Command line ready
Simple, Elegant Object-Oriented Design
Practical Object-Oriented design that isn't overly strict, needlessly complex
... [More], or focused on trying to be like Java. PHP the way it was meant to be.
REpresentational State Transfer (REST) is a core part of Module architecture, and is built-in and accounted for from the beginning, not bolted-on as an afterthought.
Easy to Understand - Less "Magic"
Less "magic" and more explicitness translates to increased simplicity and flexibility. Code flow is easier to follow, understand, and manipulate.
No Configuration or Setup [Less]