Flourish PHP Unframework

Announcing the Flourish Beta

After about a year and a half of development and approximately 150k lines of code changes, Flourish is now officially in beta.

Flourish is a general PHP library that is focused on being robust, yet easy to use, secure, portable and well documented. It is specifically not referred to as a framework because it is quite different from most of the PHP MVC frameworks currently available.

Project Overview

Here is a brief overview of the library:

General Themes

Further Reading

If you are interested in some more information, please check out:


As a final note, Id like to say thanks to the following people for their encouragement and assistance in the development and testing of Flourish: Craig Ruksznis, Patrick McPhail, Dave Tufts and Bill Bushee.