Having said all of that, I want to add that the purpose of this article is not to convince anyone to write tests or design following TDD patterns. I'm not going to change the world to what I think is good. It's just about showing how to use some tools together with Yii Framework.
Some PHP installations may use a different
php.ini file for CLI PHP (command line PHP parser). As a result, when running the
crud command in
yiic shell, you may encounter errors like "YiiBase::include(PDO.php): failed to open stream..." or "...could not find driver", even though the requirement checker confirms you have PDO and the corresponding database driver.
The Yii Framework provides a sweet functionality that allows you to easily create page specific menus. What does this mean? This allows you to create one layout or CSS styling for your menu, and when each page is loaded, a new set of menu items is loaded in. This is useful for context specific sidebars within your application.
I am going to show you an effective way to validate the uniqueness of multiple columns.
When building PHP web applications you usually have to take care about defining and providing a consistent development and production environment for your team. This includes your application packages, PHP-extensions, database servers and often further components such as a mail server or workers.
Yii have a CJuiProgressBar, but it is static. If we want a dynamic progress bar to show the percentage or status, we have to do more things. I make it successfully and am glad to share it with you.