This is wiki page is useful if you are trying to build a customized REST API in Yii2.0
If you are coming over from Yii 1.x to Yii 2, and already read this guide, you may note that namespaces are very important in Yii 2 to identify classes. But do you know the list of seeded path aliases that come shipped with a basic or advanced app? Here is my attempt to list them.
You would find having such a need in most Yii Projects. Your database needs a specific format to store date fields, while you may want to display it in different formats to the users on forms and other views.
There are a few issues with the other solutions I originally used that I found from other wikis. I address the issues I had in this much simpler and shorter way. I am also going to explain what is going into way more detail than others to help people understand what's going on.
This wiki explains how to add calculated fields into your Yii Framework 2.0 gridview with filtering and sorting.
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.
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.