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Yii 1.1 Application Development Cookbook
There are 13 chapters in the book, covering majority of the important features and aspects of Yii Framework, including topics like URL Routes, AJAX and jQuery, Database & Active Record, Forms, Modules, Components, Widgets, and also some Testing, Performance, and Security related examples, which are ready-to-use in PHP-based we ...more
After reading “The Definitive Guide to Yii” (provided with the framework) and starting some basic applications with Yii, I thought it was time for me to explore Yii some more and get most out of it. As part of a promotion program of Packt Publishing, I was able to get a free review copy of the eBook “Yii 1.1 Application Development Cookbook” by Alexander Makarov. This review consist of three parts; a short summary of the book, some pros and cons and my final conc...more
The book is written by Alexander Makarov who is an experienced engineer from Russia and has been a Yii framework core team member since 2010. He also was the technical reviewer for three other books related to Yii, so you can be sure the cookbook is written by someone who knows inner workings of Yii framew ...more
This Yii cookbook is intended for PHP developers that are already familiar with the framework. Its 13 independent chapters feature 90 recipes grouped by framework feature or concept.
This edition corrects the errata found in the first one (and adds a few), and uses a more readable monospace font for code listings and code words. Compared to the first edition, all ...more
This book contains about 90 code recipes to use Yii in an efficient, clean and maintainable way. Each recipe has a short explanation of what the recipe does, a step by step guide of the code recipe, an explanation of how the recipe works and related recipes within the book. Some recipes also includes complementary code related to it and additional information with text and links.
All the chapters in this book contain recipes rela ...more
This book gave me some refreshing airs on Yii, reviewing lots of components I didn't know or didn't use in their full potential, reading with the safety of relying in one of the ...more
Could talk more about scopes, but this detail does not remove the importance of this book.
I suggest to anyone who wants to learn or increase your knowledge of the framework. Required reading for beginners and advanced users.