Demo application using Nova - this is an extensive playground, use "app" repository for real applications.
Nova Framework is a PHP 7.1 MVC system. It's designed to be lightweight and modular, allowing developers to build better and easy to maintain code with PHP.
The base framework comes with a range of helper classes.
The framework requirements are limited.
The following PHP extensions should be enabled:
Note: Although a database is not required, if a database is to be used, the system is designed to work with a MySQL database using PDO.
This framework was designed and is strongly recommended to be installed above the document root directory, with it pointing to the
Additionally, installing in a sub-directory, on a production server, will introduce severe security issues. If there is no choice still place the framework files above the document root and have only index.php and .htacess from the webroot folder in the sub folder and adjust the paths accordingly.
The framework is located on Packagist.
You can install the framework from a terminal by using:
composer create-project nova-framework/framework foldername 4.* -s dev
The foldername is the desired folder to be created.
Note: You can install the bare application variant from a terminal by using:
composer create-project nova-framework/app foldername 4.* -s dev
Note: For additional installation instructions, for example; setting up a Virtualhost (Recommended for Local Development), Nginx or IIS with URL Rewrite, please visit the install docs.
Full docs & tutorials are available on novaframework.com.
Screencasts are available on https://novaframework.com/screencasts.
You can find outstanding issues on the GitHub Issue Tracker.
All pull requests must use the PSR-2 code style.
The Nova Framework is under the MIT License, you can view the license here.