Phalcon is a web framework delivered as a C extension providing high performance and lower resource consumption.
Phalcon is written in C with platform independence in mind. As a result, Phalcon is available on Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, You can either download a binary package for the system of your choice or build it from sources.
For use Phalcon on Windows, you only should to download a DLL library, place it in your
/php/ext folder and then append at the last line (or whatever line you wish) of your
Finally, just restart your webserver and voilà!
Hint: To ensure that your Phalcon's installation was successful, debug with
<?php phpinfo(); ?> and search for the a section mentioning the Phalcon extension.
On a Unix based platform you can easily compile and install the extension from sources.
We need some packages previously installed.
- PHP 5.x development resources
- GCC compiler
sudo apt-get install php5-dev php5-mysql gcc make
yast2 -i php5-pear php5-devel libmysqlclient gcc make autoconf2.13
Follow these instructions to generate a binary extension for your platform:
git clone git://github.com/phalcon/cphalcon.git cd cphalcon/build sudo ./install
Add the extension to your php.ini
Finally restart the webserver
Phalcon Framework is built under Travis CI service. Every commit pushed to this repository will queue a build into the continuous integration service and will run all PHPUnit tests to ensure that everything is going well and the project is stable. The current build status is:
Our community is developing amazing extra features for Phalcon everyday via Incubator. There are resources to enhance your experience with the framework and that enlarge the main features.
Just give a try and help us improve more & more our PHP's stronghold.
Phalcon is open-sourced software licensed under the New BSD License. See the docs/LICENSE.txt file for more information.