Yii 2 websocket server

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

Composer goes Gold

The first stable version of Composer, 1.0.0, is released! Since beta-1 besides bugfixes the changes are the following:

  • install now turns into update if lock file is missing.
  • remove now removes dependencies as well.
  • self-update could now be run wth --snapshot, --preview or --stable to switch between update channels.

Full release history is available at GitHub.

Congratulations, everyone! Now PHP infrastructure is finally stable ;)

HumHub 1.0.0 stable released

First stable release of HumHub, an Open Source Social Network Kit, is out.

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.