Please note that the information here (still) focus mainly on Kohana 3.0. There are important api changes in version 3.1. More information on upgrading from 3.0 to 3.1 can be found here: http://kohanaframework.org/3.1/guide/kohana/upgrading Current Kohana version is 3.2, upgrade guide from 3.1 to 3.2 can be fonud here: http://kohanaframework.org/3.2/guide/kohana/upgrading
Kohana is a PHP 5 web application framework that uses the Hierarchical Model View Controller (HMVC) architectural pattern. It aims to be secure, lightweight, and easy to use.
Please note that version 2.x of Kohana is no longer maintained.
The Kohana_HTML class is a HTML helper that aids in the creation of HTML elements.
The Kohana_Text class is a Text helper that helps when working with strings.
The Kohana_Url class is a Url helper that helps when working with urls.
The Kohana_Form class is a Form helper that helps to generate HTML Form elements.
The Kohana_Date class is a helper that helps when working with dates, time and calendar data.