CodeIgniter is an open-source PHP web development framework created by EllisLab Inc and it has been adopted by the British Columbia Institute of Technology
HMVC PHP5 framework that provides a set of components for building web applications
"But if codeigniter has a bit too much bloat for you maybe you can try kohana which is a bit less bloated than codeigniter started as a fork"
from question "Small footprint php framework suggestions"
"Overall kohana is more flexible than codeigniter and a great base to build a web application and api on"
from question "Lots of platforms, same core codebase, best strategy?"
"I ve came to kohana from codeigniter which was a little bit bigger documentation and easier to understood but as far as i found out many programmers say that kohana are alot better than codeigniter"
from question "Kohana link related questions"