Oct 8, 2019


Yii 2.0.28, extensions and Yii 3 progress

Three extensions, framework release and a big pack of Yii 3 updates.

Oct 5, 2019



Hacktoberfest is a festival of OpenSource contribution that lasts for a month. To participate you need to register at the website and do four pull requests to OpenSource projects such as Yii before end of the month. First 50K participants are getting free t-shirts.

Oct 4, 2019


How to use Data Providers in PHPUnit

Useful post about PHPUnit data providers that is full of tips. Check comments as well.

Oct 1, 2019


Yii 2 Behavior for automatic Mercure updates

Yii 2 behavior to publish resource updates to Mercure Hub automatically has been released. Its idea is to provide similar functionality as the one in API Platform.

Read more about this at Yii 2 Forum.

Sep 20, 2019


Mercure publisher for Yii 2

Yii 2 component for publishing updates to Mercure hub has been released.

Mercure is a protocol allowing to push data updates to web browsers and other HTTP clients in a convenient, fast, reliable and battery-efficient way. It is especially useful to publish real-time updates of resources served through web APIs, to reactive web and mobile apps.

Read more about Mercure at

Sep 18, 2019


Yii 2.0.27, Debug 2.1.9 and Yii 3 progress

Yii 2 releases and interesting information about the next Yii.

Sep 3, 2019


Yii 2.0.26 and Yii 3 progress

Yii 2.0.26 was releasing fixing some bugs. Update should apply seamlessly.

Yii 3 got progress with data abstraction, files helper and unit testing web package middleware.

Aug 21, 2019


apidoc, debug and Yii 3 progress

This week Yii team released two extensions and made some progress with Yii 3.

There is a bonus-article about Yii 2 in there.

Aug 21, 2019


Fresh Yii and extension manuals in various formats


  • Updated according to: 2.0.25
  • Bootstrap 4 => 2.0.7
  • Gii => 2.1.1
  • Debug => 2.1.7
  • Auth Client => 2.2.4
  • Sphinx => 2.0.12

Aug 13, 2019


Yii 2.0.25, extensions, Yii 3 progress

Recent release Tuesday summary was posted with some details about Yii 3 progress and, of course, Yii 2 releases.