Joomla! Framework is a new collection of software that will help developers to write web and command lines in PHP. In this article I will give you an insight of Joomla! Framework.
Joomla! Framework is based on Joomla CMS, and it aims to provide functions to create, manage and deploy custom PHP web applications. This means that you can use the features you see in Joomla to create your own web app.
This framework provides user authentication, the ability to manage accounts and also social media integration features. The API is very extendable and it already provides the protocols to interact with social media services such as Facebook, Google or LinkedIN.
As of right now, Joomla! Framework provides a fast, complete and lightweight API for developers only. It is not yet implemented in Joomla nor any other common application. However, Joomla Framework will be implemented within Joomla CMS in future versions.
This concludes an explanation of what Joomla Framework is!