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Ilias Dimopoulos
Drupal Web Developer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
I have used multiple PHP Frameworks and CMSs like CakePHP, Laravel, Joomla, Wordpress, Magento etc. Just like the difference between frameworks and CMSs, the differences among the products is mainly the purpose. Drupal is not really better or worse than the rest. It is all about the context. The question is 'What do you want the product for?'. Drupal is development oriented. It is a bit heavier to build and maintain than, let's say, Wordpress, but only in the context of websites with little to none specialized functionality. So, the reason for me choosing Drupal over the rest is mainly the context. The projects that I took up needed specialized functionalities while having all functionalities offered by a CMS so, frameworks were out, CMSs were filtered out due to their, as you mention above, scalability, extensibility, orientation towards development. I might still choose e.g. WordPress for a blog-like site etc., but you get the point. View full review »
MarcoMartinez
Freelance Drupal Front End Developer at Marc Martinez at a tech vendor
I used WordPress. I switched because I learned how to code in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP. Drupal made it easier to customize a website by working directly with the API and the code. View full review »
DrupalSo1d7c
Drupal Solutions Architect at a non-tech company
Previously, I have used a variety of solutions, including the custom ones. I switched solutions because Drupal provides all the features that I need. View full review »
Dipak Yadav
Senior Drupal Developer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
I started my career in Drupal. I didn't use any other solution before. View full review »
Pierre Bonnefoi
Drupal Lead Developer at a marketing services firm with 201-500 employees
I tried WordPress but it seems too limited for me. View full review »
Andrii Shutov
Drupal developer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
I have some experience with Java Spring MVC Framework. Drupal allows us to work much faster but as a counter part, it is slower. View full review »
Dan Ball
Drupal Web Developer at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
I've used many solutions over the years. Some are easier, but they tend to be less scalable. Drupal is a great balance. View full review »
Rafael Nogueira
Drupal Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
We have used WordPress before, but not for so long, so I can't really compare. View full review »
Mark Vincent Verallo
Web Developer / Programmer at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
We did not use any other solution before. View full review »
Georgi Baev
Drupal Developer at a media company with 201-500 employees
I didn’t use a different solution before using Drupal. View full review »
Iankiva Iuliia
PHP/Drupal developer at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
To build more powerful apps, we switched to Symfony 3.0. View full review »

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