Yii is a fast, secure, and professional web development framework that makes PHP ideal for Web 2.0 applications. The Beginning Yii video course shows you how to rapidly develop sophisticated and reliable web apps using PHP and Yii. Using screencast demonstrations and clear explanations, this friendly video course will show you how to:
Install and configure Yii on your existing web stack
Create working prototypes in a single command using Yii application generators
Develop applications that follow the popular Model-View-Controller methodology
Manipulate data from various sources with the ActiveRecord class
Find and use powerful third party extensions, quickly adding functionality to your apps
Improve your site’s look and feel with themes and layouts
Test and debug your application with PHPUnit and Selenium
Build solid error handlers
Serve custom images from your Yii code
Deploy your application to a live server environment
Throughout the videos Chris Backhouse shares his practical experiences as a Yii developer in a clear, friendly manner. If you’ve never used Yii before you’ll be amazed how quickly it enables you to build powerful and reliable applications.
You’ve heard about the benefits of web frameworks for web application developers. Now watch Beginning Yii and experience these benefits for yourself.
Chris Backhouse is an independent web developer with 30 years of experience in Software Development. Over the past 3 years, he has specialized in optimising businesses by building customized web applications based on LAMP technologies and PHP frameworks such as Yii. He has been using web platforms for more than 10 years.Previously, Chris provided independent consultancy to international businesses around Europe. His particular expertise lay in the management of introducing advanced technologies into the system development work place and the creation and maintenance of the processes involved. Companies such as Cisco Inc, Hyder plc, and Microsoft UK have benefited in these areas.Chris previously worked in Senior IT Management, managing a variety of Software Development projects from 5 man teams to 25 man teams and multi-million pound projects.