New official extension releases

Yii team released several official extensions bringing both bugfixes and improvements. Among others there is new debug toolbar that opens right on the page you're on sliding from the bottom just like debug tools in Chrome or Firefox.

Screenguide article about Yii 2.0

Volume 30 of the the german webworking magazine "Screenguide", which is available for subscribers as of today, has an article about Yii 2.0 written by Peter Majmesku.

He is giving a good overview about Yii's features and describes how Yii helps providing a pleasant development environment which is fun to work with.

Deployer revisited

Jacob Moen moved all his Yii projects deployment to Deployer and did a blog post with results, tips and tricks.

Interactive Yii 2.0 shell

An extension providing an interactive shell for Yii framework 2.0 based on psysh was adopted under yiisoft GitHub organization recently. There are no releases yet but you may already try it.

Yii 2.0 Cookbook: Canonical URLs

A new cookbook recipe tells about how to use canonical URLs in Yii to deal with duplicated content URLs.

Yii 2.0 Cookbook: CSRF

Another security article in Yii 2.0 Cookbook is about Cross-site request Forgery type of attack. It describes what the attack is and how Yii may protect you from it.

Yii 2.0 Cookbook: XSS

Fresh Yii 2.0 Cookbook describes what XSS security vulnerability is and how to deal with it.

materializecss for Yii2

Christoph Erdmann released production ready version of his Materialize CSS extension for Yii 2. It provides an alternative CSS framework to use instead of Bootstrap.

Yii 2.0 Cookbook: RBAC

The cookbook got a new article aiming to be more sequentional guide to role based access control emphasizing the most questioned parts of it.

Yii fork of jquery-pjax version 2.0.6 released

Yii fork of jquery-pjax just had a new release fixing bugs, adding enhancements and new options.

If your composer.json version isn't fixed to 2.0.5, run composer update in order to update the library. Else change the version and then run composer update.