There are a wide range of PHP frameworks out there, and they all claim to be special in one way or another. Phalcon is worth a closer look, though. What makes Phalcon unique and exceptional is its speed and the way it loads and runs. In fact, it is the fastest PHP framework ever built! The reason it is so fast is that it is implemented as an extension written in C language that will load into your RAM as a PHP module.
In this course, you'll learn how to get started coding with the Phalcon PHP framework. You'll get hands-on experience with most of Phalcon's core features—think of it as breaking the ice between you and Phalcon. In this course, you'll be creating a simple phonebook application.
Once you're up to speed with Phalcon, build on your knowledge and learn how to build a simple REST API in our course: Create a REST API With Phalcon.