Falcon is a versatile, yet lightweight PHP framework for creating websites, web applications and custom server implementations.
Falcon offers a rich set of baseline features and enables an unparalleled degree of customization with minimal effort.
Developers prefer Falcon because its finely layered object oriented architecture ensures rapid application development and effortless maintenance.
Web designers like Falcon for its exceptional separation of content, design and behavior and for its dedication to web standards.
If content is king, Falcon is its royal servant.
Fully OOP based
No scaffolding or auto-generated code. Your derived classes inherit ready made functionality. Altering default behavior and introducing new features is a snap.
One-to-Many and Many-to-Many relationships
Answering challenges of any data model. All types of object relations are managed automatically with purpose-built UI and auto-generated SQL statements.
HTML, JSON, XML and custom formats
Speaks the data format of your choice. Supports HTML, JSON and XML out of the box. Readily extendable to handle any other textual or binary data format.
Ajax at the flick of a switch. You can choose between the traditional and asynchronous communication model by toggling a single setting. Ajax has never been simpler.
MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle
Unlimited database coverage. Auto-generates SQL statements for MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle. Ready to support alternative SQL syntaxes via its easily extensible data layer.
Semantic markup and CSS
Markup from the content-out. Generates pure, standard compliant semantic markup, automatically providing hooks for CSS styling. Professional CSS themes included.
Isolation of layout
A whole new level in separation of content and design. Layout related markup is isolated from semantic markup, offering efficient layout management.
Broadening the horizon. Smart dictionary supporting multiple languages, date, time and number formats. It speaks your language.
New BSD license
Free as in free beer. "3 clause BSD license" allows unlimited redistribution for any purpose as long as its copyright notices and the license's disclaimers of warranty are maintained.
Falcon PHP is under development and will be released in Q3 2011.
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