The Definitive Guide to Yii 2.0
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- Getting Started
- Application Structure
- Handling Requests
- Key Concepts
- Working with Databases
- Getting Data from Users
- Displaying Data
- RESTful Web Services
- Development Tools
- Special Topics
Additionally to the rich set of PHP array functions, the Yii array helper provides extra static methods allowing you to deal with arrays more efficiently. ArrayHelper for Yii 2.
Yii provides many classes that help simplify common coding tasks, such as string or array manipulations, HTML code generation. These helper classes are organized under the yii\helpers namespace.
JUI Extension for Yii 2 is the jQuery UI extension for Yii 2. It encapsulates jQuery UI widgets as Yii widgets, and makes using jQuery UI widgets in Yii applications extremely easy.
The Twitter Bootstrap Extension for Yii 2 includes support for the Bootstrap 3 markup and components framework (also known as "Twitter Bootstrap"). Bootstrap is an excellent, responsive framework.
Use some third-party code in your Yii applications. Or you may want to use Yii as a library in some third-party systems. In this section, we will show how to achieve these goals.
Yii by default uses PHP as its template language, but you can configure Yii to support other rendering engines, such as Twig or Smarty available as extensions.