Mastering Yii 2
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: October 2015
Run time: 2 hours 16 minutes

Leverage the incredible potential of Yii to build heavyweight web applications swiftly

Mastering Yii2 will guide you through rapidly building a sophisticated, secure, and flexible web application. This comprehensive guide will help you to develop and enhance this web application by focusing on a new aspect in every video.

We start by showing you how to set up our version control system using Git so that we can work effortlessly in a distributed team. We will then make our website more responsive using the Twitter Bootstrap framework and then enhance then its security. Then we will store our session data in different storage systems such as the database, Memcached and Redis, and analyze which storage best suits our needs. We will then walk you through step by step adding a full text search using Sphinx, ElasticSearch, and MongoDB NoSQL storage to find the desired data swiftly. Finally, we will take you through making our application robust by testing it with Codeception.

By the end of this course, you’ll be an ace at developing heavily loaded web applications using Yii 2.

Who this course is for

If you’re a web developer who is comfortable with the basics of the Yii framework and the development environment, then this course is perfect for you to sharpen your skills with Yii. This course will help you to channel your knowledge of PHP and MySQL to create high-power web applications.

What you will learn from this course

  • Employ a remote repository to work smoothly in a distributed team.
  • Build an attractive user interface for your application with Twitter Bootstrap framework
  • Boost the security and reliability of your application using Yii2 components
  • Learn to encrypt and decrypt data effortlessly to improve the dependability of your application.
  • Avoid traffic on your server by implementing caching.
  • Explore various storage techniques of session data including the database, Memcached and Redis.
  • Embed full text search into your site and find the desired data in a flash
  • Make your application robust by testing it with Codeception

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