Laravel vs Flask | Which is Better for Web Development?

In this post, we compared Flask vs Laravel, Most of the community recommends Flask for most developers. Now Question is “Which is the best framework for the backend?” Flash is ranked on 2 while Laravel is on the 4th rank. Express is on the first rank.

The most important reason the developer chose Flask because it’s very easy to get up and going with the latest vanilla HTML. we know that python famous for fewer lines of code so it’s fast.

Line of Stackoverflow

“From 2016 to 2017, the year over year growth of Python in the US and UK market has been a steady 27%, much higher than the rate at which PHP has been growing”.

Laravel and Flask the framework have their own advantages and disadvantages besides some distinctive features.  However, in the recent past, an increasing number of developers have switched to Python from PHP, for many benefits like robustness, better design, and readability, and many that the Python programming language provides.

Why Python is Best?

PopularityGaining more popularity because of easy-of-learning and simplicity.More popular than Python but losing traction.
Adoption Over 20% year-of-year adoption rate.Losing year-of-year adoption. 
Community & supportMassive community & support and support from the Python Software Foundation.Less support compares to Python.
Websites use Youtube, Quora, Dropbox, Reddit, Google, Instagram, Survey Monkey, SpotifyWordPress, Yahoo, Tumbler, Wikipedia, Facebook

GitHub Stats According to the stackshare

Stack Overflow Questions46.4 K177.2K
Reddit Points7635.3K
Github Star55.9K65.8K
Github Forks14.4K21.1K

Python is better well design than PHP

Most of the experienced developers feel Python well-structured language which is not possible with PHP.

Easy to Learn

If we talk about easy to learn both are well documented but from the developer’s point of view the main thing that is likely to create the maximum value for you in the long term.

Superior Framework

No dought Python has a more superior Framework than PHP. Python has Django, Pyramid, Pylons ( Django is the clear winner. It is extremely easy to use, secure, and fast ) and PHP has Laravel, Kohana, Symfony, CodeIgniter, and Zend.

Syntax Is Much Simpler than PHP

Python has much Simpler than other programming language. we know that python not uses curly braces like other programming languages.

Python has a large developer ecosystem and easily available debugging tools for the Python language. using these tools is quite simple. It gives to developers with Python Debugger (PDB).


Overall we see Python as the greatest, most demanding, and adaptable programming language nowadays. In most cases, Python overlap with PHP based on community support and easy-to-learn.