PHP team released long awaited 7.1.0 version bringing us:
As usual, Yii 2.0 is well prepared and works well with PHP 7.1 so feel free to upgrade if needed.
If you wonder about thoughts behing each change, check out RFC wiki.
The final release of LUYA is around the corner! But for now, release candidate 2 has improved several things and fixed many bugs.
These are just a few of the changes with this release. We also put a lot of work into the documentation as well the luya.io website.
Attention: If you want to upgrade to the second release candidate, there are a few breaking changes you have to take care of. With these changes done, we now have a stable and reliable foundation for the upcoming final release.
29 Novemeber 2016
LUYA developer team
Yii team released new version of debug extension. Besides bugfixes and small usability enhancements there are two features: AJAX requests catching and timeline panel.
Yii team released new extension. As the name says, it's an interactive shell based on psysh. After installing the package via requiring
yiisoft/yii2-shell composer package you can start it via
The list of features is available at psysh website. Additionally you can access the application object using
Yii::$app. All other classes are available as well.
Both releases come with a lot of bug fixes which make the documentation generation process more robust against badly formatted PHPdoc comments. Some enhancements like the display of deprecation messages for methods and properties as well as styling for bootstrap tables are also included. Finding problems in PHPdoc comments as well as undocumented parts of the code has now become easier by separating messages as errors and warnings.
Additionally to the above changes, 2.1.0 updates the dependency for the PHP Parser package which was conflicting with other packages and made it impossible to use the ApiDoc extension together with other packages which depend on the PHP Parser package.
New episode of "Programming With Yii2" series explains how to test your Yii application using Codeception.
Yii 2 Application Development Cookbook - Third Edition was just released by PACKT publishing.
The book is based on the Alexander Makarov (@samdark) book about Yii 1.1. All the old recipes were refined for Yii 2.0. New ones were added as well.
Authors are Andrew Bogdanov from 2amigos and Dmitry Eliseev who's well known in Russian Yii community for his webinars and tutorials.