Created 7 years ago by GOsha – Tips – 3 comments – viewed 11,983 times
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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:
Created 5 years ago by mb – Tips – 3 comments – viewed 14,195 times
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find doubletts by db fields.
in this example i will check doublets for 3 tabelfields (col1,col2,col3).
so i will get a subquery with the condition, select and grouping of the tablefields. the having with COUNT() > 1 means: find all records more then one result.
Uploading files in a webapp can be extremely tricky and sometimes the quickest way to do it is to store the file directly in the webserver or into a DNS (like Amazon S3) and then to save the link and the metadata inside a table in the DB. The thing is that you'll have to deal with file permissions, server storage, file management and so on (which is perfectly fine, by the way).
If you are lucky enough and have the privilege to develop on a Linux based environment, this little tip might boost-up your TDD process (at least the Unit Testing part). Please note, that this should work just fine with Apple computers also, but not tested!
Occasionally one wishes to set systemwide parameters for an application, such as a contact address for email, an application name, or setting an option that guides major behavior. Yii provides for setting of static parameters in the configuration file, and this article talks about how to do it conveniently.