Blue Flavor’s own Kenny Meyers drops you into the deep, dark, scary world of PHP. Which, it turns out, it way less dark and scary if you use Code Igniter. There’s still a damn lot of brackets and dollar signs, tough. Seriously, it’s a good article. If you’re interested in Code Igniter, check it out!
In choosing a framework, a web developer does a exhaustive series of performance tests, comparing Django, Ruby on Rails, TurboGears, CodeIgniter, Symfony, and Catalyst — and publishes the results. As with all benchmarks I’ve seen, Django is the clear winner.