Jeff PHP framework  0.99
Modular, extensible, OOP, MVC, lightweight php framework designed to ease the programmers in the development of web applications.
JEFF PHP FRAMEWORK by Otto srl, MIT license

Jeff is a light php framework design to help the programmer in the developement of a web site or web application. It's written following the MVC pattern. Other patterns are used in the framework.

Please visit the project site for more details.

Jeff modules and plugins are available in the otto-torino github repository.


  • php >= 5.3
  • mysql >= 5 (may be easily extended to use other DBMS)
  • web server (apache >= 2.0, nginx, ...)

the following web server modules have to be enabled (the modules' names are the apache ones)

  • mod_expires
  • mod_headers
  • mod_rewrite

the short_open_tag directive must be enabled in php.ini


  • copy all files into a directory under the web server root.
  • Adjust the RewriteBase Rule in ROOT/.htaccess and ROOT/admin/.htaccess to fit your path situation.
  • create the db using the jeff_[lng].sql file (english and italian version availables)
  • configure the db connection parameters in configuration.php
  • surf your install directory et voilĂ