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Ajax update

Created 6 years ago by zaccariaTips2 comments – viewed 48,611 times – ( +21 / -3 ) – version 1.1
Often happens to have the need of change a part of the page with ajax.
tags: AJAX

A simple action for CJuiAutoComplete

Created 6 years ago by tydeas_drTips9 comments – viewed 39,167 times – ( +17 / -2 ) – version 1.1
More or less I use auto-complete field for a form. CJuiAutoComplete is a yii widget for this purposes. The common use case is to make an ajax request and retrieve a list from the database. So in this case you have to write a controller action to return you a json encoded list. What if I had a generic action to do this work for me?

Getting nulls from database instead of empty strings

Created 6 years ago by samdarkTips2 comments – viewed 12,336 times – ( +13 / -1 ) – version 1.1
To get null from database instead of empty strings you need to set up your DB connection as follows:
tags: database, null

Display a nice exception message on ajax requests

Created 5 years ago by Maurizio Domba CerinTips3 comments – viewed 38,870 times – ( +13 / -1 ) – version 1.1
When an exception is thrown in our code like
tags: error, exception

Directory independent extensions

Created 6 years ago by GOshaTips3 comments – viewed 11,692 times – ( +16 / -2 ) – version 1.1
Many people want to use downloaded extensions in their own way. As for me most of the extensions require me to correct Yii::import() instructions inside their source code. All these extensions are directory dependent. To avoid the situation described above, I suggest to implement pseudo-anonymous aliases:

An Easy Solution for Dependent dropDownList Using AJAX

Created 4 years ago by mrsTips11 comments – viewed 83,425 times – ( +16 / -2 ) – version 1.1
Sometimes new Yii guys face problem to manage dependent dropDownList using AJAX. I am going to discuss an easy solution about this issue.

Change buttons on our CGridView extending yii

Created 5 years ago by sensorarioTips6 comments – viewed 29,254 times – ( +12 / -1 ) – version 1.1
In this tip, I'll help you to change in few second buttons of your CGridView. I hope you like it =).

Using CListView to display items next to each other (in columns)

Created 4 years ago by thyseusTips4 comments – viewed 13,092 times – ( +11 / -1 )
When using CListView to display multiple views next to each other, we can use the $index variable inside the viewFile to achieve this. As far as i know there is no extension or out-of-the-box functionality for this, so we need to apply a little hack:

Using counters with ActiveRecord

Created 5 years ago by davi_alexandreTips9 comments – viewed 30,069 times – ( +14 / -2 ) – version 1.1
Let's say, for example, that you are developing a blog or some kind of CMS and you want to track the number of times each post was viewed (maybe to show a list of the most viewed ones).

Search method of a model for filters when using dates - unixtimestamp in database

Created 6 years ago by MukkeTips1 comment – viewed 28,971 times – ( +10 / -1 ) – version 1.1
I ran into a problem and on irc we worked it out. Since there is a lack on information on filters in genral i thought i'd start sharing all my findings, might be usefull for other people.