Incredibly lightweight. Powerful enough.
An open-sourced PHP framework that can help you build successful projects better. It's also easy to install and extend. Just like you'd expect from a modern framework.
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The features

Bear Framework provides all the basic tools you need to develop a modern website or application. You've got routing, data storage, addons, logging, assets helpers and few more useful tools.


Let's start with "Hi" and see how easy it is to use Bear Framework.

require 'path/to/vendor/autoload.php';
use BearFramework\App;

// Create the application object that will handle the request
$app = new App();

// Register a function that returns the response
$app->routes->add('/', function() {
    return new App\Response('Hi');

// Sends the appropriate response to the client

Browse the documentation for more examples.

Learn more

Why you need a framework? - The short answer is: you'll do a better job, faster.
The philosophy behind Bear Framework - Bear Framework is not just a new PHP framework.
What Bear Framework is? - Learn what you should expect from Bear Framework.
What Bear Framework is not? - You'll be glad we don't have some 'features'.
Performance comparison - Bear Framework is powerful and faster than the competition.