All about Phalcon, claimed to be the fastest PHP framework:
Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption
12-October-2014: Followed Phalcon installation instructions for Mac OS X, and ran
Terminal on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks and got the following output:
==> Caveats To finish installing phalcon for PHP 5.6: * /usr/local/etc/php/5.6/conf.d/ext-phalcon.ini was created, do not forget to remove it upon extension removal. * Validate installation via one of the following methods: * * Using PHP from a webserver: * - Restart your webserver. * - Write a PHP page that calls "phpinfo();" * - Load it in a browser and look for the info on the phalcon module. * - If you see it, you have been successful! * * Using PHP from the command line: * - Run "php -i" (command-line "phpinfo()") * - Look for the info on the phalcon module. * - If you see it, you have been successful!