Create and enhance your knowledge of PHP and Yii with Packt’s new video course

January 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new video course, Beginning Yii [Video], featuring practical and screencast-based tutorials designed for Yii developers who are interested in developing web applications using Yii. The duration of the video course is 2 hours and 44 minutes and it is competitively priced at $20.99.

About the Author :

Chris Backhouse: With 30 years of experience in Software Development and having used web platforms for more than 10 years, Chris is an independent web developer, currently building web-based, enterprise-wide systems for the Web. Over the past 3 years, he has also specialized in optimizing businesses by building customized web applications based on LAMP technologies and PHP frameworks such as Yii.

Yii is an open source, object-oriented, component-based MVC PHP web application framework that helps generate complex WSDL service specifications and manages web service request handling. It also supports message translation, date and time formatting, number formatting, and interface localization.

Beginning Yii [Video] covers not only all the essential areas of PHP and Yii, such as installing and configuring Yii on an existing web stack, but it also shows users how to rapidly develop sophisticated and reliable web apps, as well as create working prototypes in a single command using Yii application generators.

This course explores advanced topics in detail and highlights the various techniques to develop applications and manipulate data that follow the popular Model-View-Controller methodology, from various sources with the ActiveRecord class. Furthermore, readers will learn how to test and debug application using PHPUnit and Selenium, as well as deploy an application to a live server environment.

A sample clip of the video course can be found by visiting: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NGh8KsVdkg

Beginning Yii [Video] covers the following topics:

1: Exploring Yii [16:13 minutes]

2: Getting Started with Yii [19:12 minutes]

3: Starting Development (Using our IDE) [24:32 minutes]

4: Testing Your Application [18:37 minutes]

5: The Photo Application [19:52 minutes]

6: Themes, Layout, and User Access [20:14 minutes]

7: Debugging, Logging, and Error Handling in Yii [24:05 minutes]

8: Customizing our Album Interface [21:29 minutes]

Packt Publishing has also released the following video courses:

jQuery UI Development [Video]

Oracle Data Integrator Essentials [Video]

CryENGINE SDK Game Programming Essentials [Video]

About Packt:

Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books now focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. A digitally-focused business model allows Packt to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.

Beginning Yii [Video]
Fast track your web application development by harnessing the power of the Yii PHP framework

For more information, please visit: Beginning Yii [Video]

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