Build config arrays from config files and env vars

You can use this extension to solve some or all of the following tasks:

  • Build Yii2 configuration arrays for web and console application
  • Initialize Yii environment (YII_DEBUG, YII_ENV) from environment variables
  • Load environment variables from a .env file
  • Get config options from environment variables
  • Load local configuration overrides
  • Streamline config initialization and Yii 2 bootstrapping

User authentication with email verification

In this tutorial, I will show you how to develop a user authentication component in Yii 2 that features a SMTP email verification.

YiiPowered launched

YiiPowered, Yii projects showcase, just launched in beta. Anyone could add projects so feel free to add what you did in Yii.

Debug extension version 2.0.9 released

Following 2.0.8 release of Debug extension, 2.0.9 provides 3 extra bug fixes to make new panels more stable with various non-standard application configurations.

Debug extension version 2.0.8 released

Official Debug extension got a good feature-full release including two brand new panels and significant enhancements.

ZFORT group OpenSourced their Yii 2 extensions

ZFORT group OpenSourced their internal extensions among which are user management, settings, RBAC manager, collections, comments, enums, editable grids, extra validators, shopping cart, FTP, simple CMS and more.

Testing jQuery's AJAX "script" and "jsonp" requests using Sinon.JS' fake server

During writing tests for yii.js in Yii 2 framework I faced with problem of testing AJAX requests with types scriptand jsonp. I use Sinon.JS as a stubbing library, it has a wonderful feature called Fake server which comes in handy exactly for testing AJAX.

How to Scrape Web Pages for Metadata

Learn how to make it simple for users to add links to your website by leveraging PHP to scrape metatags such as title and description from URLs.

Yii 2.0.11

Yii team released version 2.0.11 of the framework which includes more than 110 enhancement and bug fixes.