A draft of simple overview of SOLID set of principles.
A draft article exposing some myths about what MVC is and is tring to fix confusion about its relation to Yii.
Version 2.1.2 of MongoDB extension was released which brings 5 enhancements and bug fixes. This release makes this extension to be fully compatible with Yii 2.0.10 supporting namespaced migrations and a
Yii team released HTTP client extension version 2.0.2 which contains some important bugfixes. No known compatibility issues present so should be safe to update immediately.
We are very glad to announce that we have a new member joining the core team. His name is Boudewijn Vahrmeijer. He's from Netherlands. If you follow Yii development at GitHub, most probably, you've seen him as @dynasource. He's an active contributor for a long time and participated in numerous bugfixes and enhancements. We believe his joining the team will improve Yii overall. Welcome!
Yii 2.0.10 is out. This time there are tasty changes about URL handling, getting domain name from request, migrations and type casting in ActiveRecord. Additionally there are changes about testing in project templates made by Michael Bodnarchuk, author of Codeception.
Another version of Yii forum module was released.
Alternative Redis Cache and Session Yii 2 components built on top of phpredis which are more performant than stock components:
Ahmed Khan wrote a step by step guide on adding Google’s reCAPTCHA to Yii forms.
Twig extension was updated to version 2.0.6 fixing regression introduced by version 2.0.5.
Note that it's likely that it is the last 2.0.x release and the next one will be 2.1.x which may break backwards compatibility. Make sure you have
~2.0.0 in your
composer.json if you want to stay on 2.0.x releases.