This is one of the first books written specifically for Yii2: “This book embraces the learn-by-example methodology to show you the most important features of the Yii 2 framework. Throughout the course of this book, you will build a simple real-world application; each chapter will introduce you to a new functionality and show you how […]
The folks at Krajee have a wide variety of useful Yii2 plugins. Most of them are based on the JQuery UI kit. Visit the Krajee Yii Extensions Homepage
The official Yii Framework forum is an extremely useful community to ask questions and get answers. The Yii2 forum topic is a great place to get questions answered for Yii 2.0.
CraftCMS is a content management system based on the Yii Framework. It delivers an extraordinary amount of control to developers, while keeping the editing experience simple and elegant for end users. Craft makes a great alternative to WordPress for consulting firms, power users and developers. Craft is a content management system (CMS) that’s laser-focused on […]
Here are a few sites and Twitter feeds to follow developments in the Yii Framework world: Yii Framework Official News Feed and @YiiFramework on Twitter YiiFeed, curated by Yii project developer Alexander Makarov
This is the second part in my Tuts+ Building Your Startup with PHP series, in which I lead you through development from concept to launch of my startup, Meeting Planner. In this part, I’ll provide an overview of the feature goals and requirements, and then lead you through the initial database design and migration. If you […]
Searching for Yii developers? Check out some of these great folks below: Jeff Reifman, Lookahead Consulting Alexander Makarov, Yii Core Team and Stay.com Kartik Visweswaran, maintains the Krajee Web Tips and a bunch of useful Yii2 extensions The 2Amigos Team, maintain a bunch of useful Yii2 extensions Interested in being listed here, please contact us with your professional […]
This tutorial will walk you through installing Yii 2.0, setting up your local development environment, building a simple Hello World application, setting up your remote production environment for hosting and deploying your code from a GitHub repository. It’s the perfect way to get started with Yii2. It’s also only the first installment of many tutorials in […]
The complete functional reference to the Yii 2.0 framework is always useful for reviewing functions, parameters and more. Jump to the Yii Framework 2.0 Complete Reference.
What’s Yii? My Introduction to the Yii Framework at Tuts+ is a great entry point to learn about the framework: Writing “Hello World” in PHP is quite easy but building an actual web application becomes complicated quickly. As soon as you want to manage security, write DRY code, or leverage MVC design techniques, PHP seems lacking. In the past I’ve worked with Ruby […]