Archives: 2008 December

Running your Yii app and configuring it

December 29th, 2008, 12 Comments

Unlike in CakePHP, it is mandatory to use the shell tool (called yiic, similar to CakePHP’s “Bake” script) to start off your application as it creates the workspace architecture (The Yii package does not come with an application bare-bones, only framework code). Yiic generates .htaccess files with rules that forwards user requests to index.php where […]

My findings in Yii and comparisons to CakePHP

December 20th, 2008, 26 Comments

Since I have found out about Yii I have been using it to work on a “dummy” website with features that are generally used across a large variety of websites (e.g. news system, user system, authorization, etc). This is also exactly what I did with CakePHP when I first started learning it, and the reason […]

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