Artisan System is a PHP framework aimed at build Web sites and e-commerce Web software very quickly and efficiently. It supports most of the features expected in a PHP framework, along with a feature-set with e-commerce classes. The e-commerce classes will support credit card processing, other payment methods, shipping calculators and estimators, product management, customer processing, and order creation and management. Artisan System has a very fast but structured development roadmap.
nc-cms is a simple, fast, easy-to-use content management system (CMS). As you may know, these systems are traditionally very large, complex, and can take many weeks to integrate into a Web site. nc-cms can be integrated within an hour. It's great for managing a site with a set amount of pages.