Symfony vs Laravel in 2017, a comparative analysis of top PHP frameworks

Laravel undisputedly has grown to be the most popular framework, according to surveys and Google Trends period of last 5 years (2012-2017). Though Symfony, being 2nd framework in use, powers larger projects like Drupal CMS, and miraculously enough Laravel.

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