Immutable objects

One of ex-Yii contributors, Mark Ragazzo writes on immutable objects. What are these, how to impement them properly and why these are helpful. Edited by Alexander Makarov from Yii core team. Recommended for reading.

Redis Yii 2 RBAC storage extension

Philippe Gaultier released an extension that implements Redis-based storage for RBAC hierarchy. Test coverage is very good so it definitely worth trying since Redis is very good for such type of data.

Yii 2 Excel Export

Michael Härtl released a stable version of a package that allows writing data from Query or raw array into Excel files.

LUYA CMS 1.0.0-beta6

We are proud to announce we have released the beta6 version of LUYA, the Yii2 wrapper with a strong CMS and Administration Module. What is new in beta6?

  • Versions: You can now make several version of page and choose which of those should be published.
  • Toolbar: The LUYA CMS Toolbar help you to to manage your content and strongly makes the focus on SEO. The toolbar gives you alerts for things you could do better in case of your content strategy.

We have fixed so many little bugs and added new features to all modules. We have also moved the LUYA development to a new HQ https://github.com/luyadev to make a real OpenSource organization.

There are also some new modules to help making your website:

Video of CMS Version:

Video of CMS Toolbar:

Yii 2.0.8 is released

Yii 2.0.8, a patch release with about 100 minor new features and bug fixes, was released.

Postmark Yii 2 integration

Postmark proved to be a very good service to send emails. The integration is a wrapper around official PHP SDK that allows using it via Yii mailer interface.

Yii 2 widget for Froala WYSIWYG editor

Froala WYSIWYG editor is pretty cool "what you see is what you get" type of editor which has code at GitHub, is of high quality and has lots of features. If is free for OpenSource. For non-OpenSource it starts from $99 which isn't bad considering the effort to create something similar.

YeeCMS

YeeCMS is a general purpose CMS built with Yii 2. It features RBAC, menus, control panel, file and image uploads, comments, posts and static pages. Also it supports translations and takes care of SEO.

Balance Accounting System extension for Yii2

Another extension got its way into excellent yii2tech collection made possible by Paul Klimov, one of Yii core team members. Extension provides basic support for balance accounting (bookkeeping) system based on debit and credit principle. Balance system is usually used for the accounting (bookkeeping) and money operations. However, it may also be used for any resource transferring from one location to another. For example: transferring goods from storehouse to the shop and so on.

A must have if you're working with money.

Yii 2 websocket server

Easy to use websocket implementation with Yii 2.0 integration. Good solution for realtime data exchange such as chats.