When we use multiple radio buttons with same name in Yii
many people have the problem on getting the value of the selected radiobutton.
The radioButtonList can be used for that, but if we need to use radioButton itself to place the button any where in a view, we need to include one more parameter in htmloption array().
I like programing on my localhost, however it really bugged me to make changes to index.php & config files on my production server. After combining all available wiki articles on this topic and some trial and error this is what I use for my applications so I could just upload it to production server and it will work without any changes.
There are situations in which Active Record will generate nonsense queries from what a nieve Yii user might think is reasonable code. One such situation is a CActiveDataProvider using CDbCriteria to get data from parent and 1:n child table with a condition on the child table.