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.

Aug 9, 2019



yii2-vueapp is a Vue.js helper for create Vue app in Yii 2 without webpack or similar.

All assets (JavaScript, CSS and templates) are injected directly into HTML. The extension provides functionality to split the code (JavaScript, CSS and templates) and to load parameters from HTML root element.

Aug 6, 2019


Minifying and Modularizing Assets in Yii2

Aleksandar Panic from 2amigos on configuring assets.

Jul 30, 2019


Yii 2.0.24, Debug 2.1.7 and Yii 3 progress

Yii 2.0.24 and debug extension 2.1.7 were released. yiisoft/json was extracted and polished.

Jul 24, 2019


Bootstrap 4, Debug, Yii 2 and Yii 3 progress

  • Bootstrap 4 and Debug extensions released
  • Yii 2 release next week
  • Yii 3 is moving forward

Jul 16, 2019


Yii 2.0.23 release and Yii 3 progress

Yii 2.0.23 was released and there is some interesting info about Yii 3 published at OpenCollective page.

Jul 10, 2019


Yii 3 got error handler

A handler from Yii 2 was ported over and adjusted. The forum post lists cool features it supports:

  • It converts warnings, notices etc. to exceptions as it was in Yii 2
  • It handles fatals such as parsing errors
  • It handles out of memory
  • Of course, it handles normal exceptions
  • If request context is available, it gives info about request. The format is ready to copy-paste to PhpStorm editor-based HTTP client
  • It logs

Jul 10, 2019


How to do identity impersonation with Yii 2

Srdjan Drakul from 2amigos explains how to do identity impersonation with Yii 2 i.e. log in as another user.