YII Framework Tutorial
YII framework tutorial provides basic and advanced concepts of YII. Our YII tutorial is designed for beginners and professionals.
YII is a light-weight and open-source framework to develop PHP application.
Our YII tutorial includes all topics of such as YII Features , Upgradation, Installation, Data Structure, MVC, Sessions, Flash Data, Cookies, File Upload, etc.
What is Yii Framework
The Yii is an open-source, light-weighted PHP based framework used to develop a whole web application much faster. It accelerates a web development application rapidly.
The Yii (pronounced as Yee or Jii) is a Chinese name which is an acronym for Yes It Is and it means simple and evolutionary. It is suitable for every sized project giving highly optimized performance.
It uses model-view-controller approach. It includes a code generator called Gii, which writes the code for you and save your time.
Qiang Xue founded Yii project on January 1, 2008. It overcomes the slow handling process of complex pages, difficulty to customize many controls and steep learning curve.
On December 3, 2008, after almost one year's development Yii 1.0 version was released for the public.
On October 2014, Yii 2.0.0 was released which is a complete rewrite of the earlier version by keeping the original simplicity and feasibility while adopting the latest technologies to make it better.
In our tutorial we will study about the latest Yii version that is Yii2.
Yii is released under New BSD License under which it can be freely used to develop a web application.
Yii documentation is licensed under GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) which means it can be copied, redistributed or modified before its next version is released.
Yii logo is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution.
Yii has released Yii 1.0, Yii 1.1 and Yii 2.0 with their extensions.
Yii 2 is the current and updated version of Yii. It's last release was Yii 2.0.10 in October 20, 2016
Yii is a powerful console tool. Hence it is recommended to have a command line access to develop an application.
Following things are required to use Yii:
Before learning YII you must have the basic knowledge of PHP.
Our YII tutorial is designed to help beginners and professionals.
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