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  • Connect your application to different database servers
  • Use Gii tool to automate code generation
  • Create simple forms
  • Divide lengthy forms into multi-page forms
  • Add validations to forms
  • Define your own validation rules
  • Making your forms AJAX enabled

Yii is a high-performance PHP framework for rapid web application development. It is well-designed, well-supported, easy to learn, and easy to maintain. Forms are the basic method used to collect information on the Internet, and in cases like user registration and payment process, there’s a lot of data to be presented and the lists can get lengthy.

Instant Building Multi-Page Forms with Yii is a simple and descriptive how-to that provides step-by-step recipes to help you in converting your lengthy forms into short, interactive forms. It will guide you through the inbuilt features of Yii framework to help you with this complex job.

The book starts with the basics of Yii and will guide you through creating simple forms before then converting your simple forms into multi-page forms. It will use the capabilities of Yii to ease the tasks required to do this.

Yii eases your work by providing options like database connectivity. We will also take a look at the automated code generation capabilities of Yii in generating forms and necessary CRUD operations, as well as looking at how to divide a single long form into multiple views with same controller/action, and then add form validations and AJAX support to the forms. We will also cover the upload process and how to customise Yii’s looks.

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Quick, easy-to-follow recipes with immediate results
  • Filled with useful tasks to improve maintainability of web applications
  • Customize your complex and lengthy forms to create easy-to-follow and concise multi-purpose forms
Page Count 50
Course Length 1 hours 30 minutes
ISBN 9781782166436
Date Of Publication 21 May 2013


Uday Sawant

Uday Sawant has completed Master’s in Computer Applications from Mumbai University. He is skilled with more than four years of experience in software development and operations field. Before working as a software developer, he worked extensively with server hardware as a system administrator. He is an expert with the LAMP stack, JavaScript, and cloud infrastructure. Before starting as a software developer, he worked extensively with server hardware and has 2+ years’ experience as system administrator. Currently, he is working as Software Scientist in a Mumbai based start-up called Sweetcouch. His responsibilities include developing back-end services, setting up a real-time communication server, and automating various daily tasks. With an immense interest in Machine Learning, he likes to spend his spare time exploring this subject. His first book was Instant Building Multipage Forms with Yii published by Packt publishing