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using jqbargraph to create beautiful graphs

Updated 2 years ago by MAHESH.E.UTips1 comment – viewed 7,320 times – ( +5 ) – version 1.1
If you are about to create a graph, the best option i would suggest is the jqbargraph.

CGridView: Render customized/complex datacolumns

Updated 2 years ago by JobloTips13 comments – viewed 138,853 times – ( +73 ) – version 1.1
If you have to display a overview of related data in a table, you can use the CListView, create your view with table/tr/td tags and implement db-queries in the view to display detaildata of the current (master-)record.
tags: CGridView

CJuiTabs Content

Updated 2 years ago by mbalaTips3 comments – viewed 13,137 times – ( +6 ) – version 1.1
When I used CJuiTabs I did something. They are
tags: CJuiTabs

Fixing extensions without modifying their code

Updated 2 years ago by schmunkTips3 comments – viewed 7,912 times – ( +6 ) – version 1.1
If you're working a lot with extensions you often stumble upon problems, when you want to include them into your custom web application, like hardcoded or absolute path aliases or classes extended from core application components, which implement addiditonal features.

Adding a link to a CDataColumn

Updated 2 years ago by le_topTips6 comments – viewed 13,224 times – ( +3 ) – version 1.1
Backoffice Grid Views often list information like Posts for a blog while showing at the same time linked information like the User who wrote that post. For more efficiency, it is appropriate that the User is displayed as a link to the User detail page.

Patching PHP code (used as a library) without changing the original code!

Updated 2 years ago by le_topTips0 comments – viewed 5,260 times – ( +5 ) – version 1.1
The article Fixing extensions without modifying their code reminded me of another patching technique that I used. My conviction and a hard look on the web had led me to an article Redefine PHP class methods or class giving me a head start to do what I wanted: patching third party code without touching the original to allow easy upgrades.
tags: patch, patching

Configuring PhpStorm IDE for Yii

Updated 2 years ago by samdarkTips20 comments – viewed 101,375 times – ( +66 / -1 ) – version 1.1
In order to be able to get from render or renderPartial to the view, from widget to widget class, from relations to model classes you need to install additional plugin called YiiStorm.
tags: IDE, PhpStorm

PHPStorm & NetBeans autocomplete problem

Updated 2 years ago by StagelineTips3 comments – viewed 11,215 times – ( +24 ) – version 1.1
The problem: If you type Yii::app()->user<ctrl+space> code completion didn't work. This solve it.

Making friends' configs, DB credentials and paths with version control

Updated 3 years ago by ajsharmaTips1 comment – viewed 6,427 times – ( +2 / -1 ) – version 1.1
In many cases developers of one project use their own local environments for coding. There may be a common test platform and, of course, production. All these environments usually have different DB credentials and directory structures (first of all, path to YII framework directory). Another feature is debugging. It's convenient to turn it on for local environments, eventually - on the test server and never (generally speaking) - on the production.
tags: config

Guidelines for good schema design

Updated 3 years ago by softarkTips15 comments – viewed 75,315 times – ( +143 ) – 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.