The PHP micro-framework based on the Symfony2 Components
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Silex, a simple Web Framework

Silex is a PHP micro-framework to develop websites based on Symfony components:


require_once __DIR__.'/../vendor/autoload.php';

$app = new Silex\Application();

$app->get('/hello/{name}', function ($name) use ($app) {
  return 'Hello '.$app->escape($name);


Silex works with PHP 5.5.9 or later.


The recommended way to install Silex is through Composer:

composer require silex/silex "~2.0"

Alternatively, you can download the file and extract it.

More Information

Read the documentation for more information and changelog for upgrading information.


To run the test suite, you need Composer and PHPUnit:

$ composer install
$ phpunit


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Silex is licensed under the MIT license.