When to use Active Record is a common question among developers, Yii and overall.
You have different collections in MongoDb with de-normalized attributes. As you may know, due to its not-join nature, MongoDb tends to encourage repetition of the same value in different collections (de-normalization). In this MongoDb is opposed to a more SQL-like approach where you usually reference only the ID of the value with a foreign key.
suppose to have in Mongo a collection "user" like:
This tutorial describes how to connect to a remote service via tunnel when only most basic software is available on the remote server. It is not directly related to Yii. It could be hovewer useful for web developers working with shared hosting sites with limited access.
I needed to use a class from ZF2 in my Yii project. I've read probably all there is about this subject and still I needed lots of trial & errors to get it working, probably due to my lack of experience working with namepsaces and ZF2 in general. Also, the resources on the web are all partial, at best. Most simply refer to ZF1 where things are technically different. When I got it all working I de...
By popular demand, today I will be revisiting my previous Yii Framework 2 Getting Started Guide and updating it with what is currently available in the Yii Framework 2 Repository. Provide here is an super simple example CRUD application that will help you get started using the framework.
Yii2 introduces the BootstrapInterface to ease our application initialization tasks, whether they are
composer based or Application bootstrap (do not mistaken with Bootstrap CSS Framework) based tasks. On this article, I am going to explain how to use it on y...
One of the things you will find tricky to implement is the the sorting and filtering of a GridView's column that displays related model data.
composer updatedoes not fetch any new packages (even though the source is updated)
composer updateearlier, but it was partially done, before you lost network connectivity, and you cannot refresh packages anymore.
Alternatively, inline assets (JS/CSS) can be registered at runtime from within the
// In Yii 1.x $form = $this->beginWidget('CActiveForm', [
'id' => 'order-search-form', 'method' => 'get',
echo $form->textInput($searchModel, 'id');
echo CHtml::submitButton('Find', ['class' => 'btn btn-primary']);
Ok, you have installed a Yii 2 basic or advanced app for the first time and completed the post install steps. You have picked up a few extensions to install for the first time as well. You would already see a
composer.lock file in your application root folder.
The tips here are for advanced usages of composer and its assumed you have read about using composer and have a knowledge of your vendor packages to be updated. Let's consider, you want to update only one specific yii2 vendor library, without updating all the other extension packages?