BEdita is a Web development framework that comes with a full-featured content management system out of the box. BEdita 3 is a solid software environment, fully compatible and respectful of Web standards. The user interface has been developed in accordance with well-established rules in usability and ergonomics, but it is also practical and enjoyable. BEdita has been built upon CakePHP, the well known framework, from which it inherits the MVC design pattern. Moreover, a number of third party libraries and tools have been used, like JQuery, Smarty, and so on.
Kohana is a PHP 5 framework that uses the Model View Controller architectural pattern. It aims to be secure, lightweight, and easy to use. Although it reuses many common design patterns and concepts, there are some things that make Kohana stand out. It is community driven, uses strict PHP 5 OOP to provide visibility protection, automatic class loading, overloading, interfaces, abstracts, and singletons, and is extremely lightweight. Kohana has no dependencies on PECL extensions or PEAR libraries. Large, monolithic libraries are avoided in favor of optimized solutions.
myparse is a low-resource database-oriented PHP framework. It aims to be easy for everyone use, update, modify, and extend. The working code base is less than 30 KB, and sites typically use around 400-700 KB of RAM. It is designed to work on shared hosting sites like DreamHost and GoDaddy. It supports full-page file-based caching, sitemap generation, Google Analytics integration, quick MySQL environment switching, and many of the newer MySQLi functions. The template system allows users and developers to define their own 'parsed' variables. Installation software is similar to, if not easier than, WordPress.
MochiPHP is a lightweight framework for PHP that adopts component and page oriented design with a simple database and object-persistence library. Page oriented design: write a class and template pair per page. Form components hide complex HTML markup and user interaction handling. Persistent objects with auto-generated property accessors.
Mother is a framework written in Python and based on Twisted. It is designed to make development of Web applications easy and fast. It provides: simple URL mapping to code; handling of multiple content types (HTML, JSON, etc.); integration with Tentacles ORM; and the use of templating tools (currently, only Mako is supported).