There are a few settings and plugins that can enhance the development experience with Yii in PHPStorm or IntelliJ IDEA. This article explains how to get the most out of your IDE.
I have been working on a REST API using the excellent tools provided by Yii2. My problem was that I have to differentiate between empty values and null values. In other words,
<elem></elem> is different from null as it represents an empty string. Also, although some use
<elem/> to represent a null value it should still be interpreted as an empty string. In other cases, the absence of the eleme...
It is convenient to use the same identification attribute, say
info, in all of the active records of your application. It should be a virtual read-only attribute defined by a getter method, its label being the model name.
If you want to give extra attention for some specific delete actions and you don't want to override whole yii.confirm JS method here is what you can do:
(I've only put the ActionColumn part of the GridView here to just give you the idea)
Search Models are a very elegant and powerful way to build an Active Data Provider. If you use them a lot, you'll quickly need to use scenarios, which will lead you to a very DRY Controller code.
I faced many issues when hosted our company website on AppFog.
Your application is international and you have to select the best language for the user. Your user may have selected 'fr_CA' and you have 'fr_FR' or 'fr' available. What do you do? Here is a tip.
Does your application need to know user's details on browser details, os and device type? We can use PHP's misc. function to achieve that provided you have an update copy of browsercap.ini
Modern browsers support SVG, older browsers do not. This replacement for CHtml::image() allows you to handle to propose SVG in an efficient way with PNG as a fallback.
First of all, install yii2 basic template according below link: