Before, performance is not the most important thing when developing web applications, but, for example, Google decided to take site speed into account in the search rankings. This is yet another way in which improving web performance will have a positive impact. Benchmarking below shows how efficient Phalcon is when compared with other traditional PHP frameworks. This benchmark is updated as stable versions are released from any of the frameworks mentioned or Phalcon itself.
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