Yii Project Blueprints

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  • Organize and structure your projects from start to finish
  • Create applications from scratch and use Gii to create models
  • Use Yii database migrations to create database agnostic applications and manage your database changes
  • Create secure multiuser role-based applications that use Bcrypt password hashing
  • Integrate with third-party libraries using Composer
  • Develop console applications that seamlessly integrate with your applications
  • Utilize SendGrid to send and receive e-mails within your application

The Yii framework is a high-performance, fast, open source, and a rapid development PHP framework that can be used to develop modern web applications. It provides the toolkit for developing both personal projects and enterprise applications. Yii's component-based architecture lets developers build modules so that they aren't customizing the underlying code base and so that anything they build is easy to use in different projects.

This book is a step-by-step guide to developing reusable real-world applications using the Yii framework. The book will guide you through several projects from the project conception through to planning your project and implementation. You will explore the key features of the framework and learn how to use it efficiently and effectively to build solid core applications that you'll be able to reuse in real-world projects. At the end of each project, you'll have a better understanding of Yii and a working application that you can use in the future.

  • Develop real-world web applications through easy-to-follow, step-by-step processes
  • Create eight projects from beginning to end to help you explore the full power of Yii
  • Build a fast, user-based, database-driven content management system with a dashboard and RESTful API
Page Count 320
Course Length 9 hours 36 minutes
ISBN 9781783287734
Date Of Publication 24 Sep 2014


Charles R. Portwood II

Charles R. Portwood II has over 10 years of experience developing modern web applications and is well versed in integrating PHP with native mobile applications. An avid proponent of Yii Framework and open source software, Charles has contributed multiple guides, extensions, and applications to the Yii community. In addition to being a programmer, he is also a Linux system administrator.