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Special $variables in CGridView and CListView

Created 3 years ago by Steve FriedlTips11 comments – viewed 44,362 times – ( +26 / -1 ) – version 1.1
The popular CListView and CGridView widgets each take a data provider and iterate over each data object produced, calling the user's code to render each row one at a time, and most are familiar with the use of the $data variable to represent the current model object or array.

how to use github (un)official extension repo in your Yii project

Created 3 years ago by RusAlexTips4 comments – viewed 7,120 times – ( +4 ) – version 1.1
Using a git submodule command in your yii project

Shrink Yii, help your IDE and speed up copying

Created 3 years ago by dckurushinTips4 comments – viewed 8,603 times – ( +10 / -9 ) – version 1.1
In this little tip, I will help you to cut Yii size for about half

Send asset folder path to a javascript of a widget

Created 3 years ago by sensorarioTips4 comments – viewed 16,732 times – ( +4 ) – version 1.1
When you develop a widget, you could need one image that is in the assets folder, you can use it simply within a css. You can load a css or javascript script doing this:

Avoiding duplicate script download when using Ajax calls to render different Views

Created 3 years ago by Antonio RamirezTips6 comments – viewed 18,479 times – ( +13 / -1 ) – version 1.1
I had to partially render two types of views, depending on user selection. Wanted to display a GRID or a LIST style with an event that AJAX'ed new contents and update a layer with them.
tags: tutorial, AJAX, views

Using cache in CActiveDataProvider

Created 3 years ago by StammTips7 comments – viewed 15,009 times – ( +20 ) – version 1.1
First param in CActiveDataProvider could be a string with model name or instance of class. So, you may use CActiveRecord::cache() for cache, but you need set third param to 2, because you should cache 2 queries: counting and get data.

Customizing Yii's formatting rules (extending CFormatter)

Created 3 years ago by HaenselTips0 comments – viewed 13,239 times – ( +14 ) – version 1.1
CFormatter is one of Yii's core components and used to format values displayed in widgets like CGridView or CDetailView. All classic formats like numbers, text, urls or datetime are supported but you may have to use a formatting rule that isn't built in. Let's say we want to display arrays of strings (like tags associated with a product model). When using CDetailView we would usually make use of PHPs implode function to create a simple string value of all values in the $product->tags array.

Display a nice exception message on ajax requests

Created 3 years ago by Maurizio Domba CerinTips3 comments – viewed 26,789 times – ( +13 ) – version 1.1
When an exception is thrown in our code like
tags: error, exception

Guidelines for good schema design

Created 3 years ago by Steve FriedlTips15 comments – viewed 58,761 times – ( +141 ) – version 1.1
Virtually all Yii applications are built on top of a database, and though Yii is very flexible in how it addresses your DB, some design choices make things more convenient than others.

an easy way to required multi columns(At least one cannot be blank)

Created 3 years ago by 1065227709Tips0 comments – viewed 4,950 times – ( +2 ) – version 1.1
in model add the following code:
tags: rules