Here is a step by step To-Do list for Yii beginners. The list is an advice of what tutorials and documentation you can walk through to get a full understanding of the Yii Framework. These can be a help to learn Yii.
This way of using Composer is different from the Phundament 3 based wiki in that it is using the new official Composer installer for Yii. It is also only making use of Packagist not the packages at packages.phundament.com. This wiki doesn't aim to replace the Phundament 3 based wiki it is just another way of doing it and I really like the fact that it can use Packagist directly and not a separate repository.
Hi. This is first article with my Yii tutorial. I had to split it into more articles as there's limited length of texts on Wiki. So once you understand basics, you can read next article here: Yii for beginners 2.