The Yii Book

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  • Aug 201628

    The third update for version 2 of the Yii framework has been posted. This is a wee little update, bringing the book to version 1.6. It completes Part II of the book, through Chapter 14, for Yii 2. You can download both the complete Yii 1 version of the book and the partial Yii 2 version.

  • Nov 20152

    The second update for version 2 of the Yii framework has been posted. I'm calling this version 1.5 of the book, marking that it's half-way through the second edition. It updates the first 300 pages (through Chapter 12) of the book for Yii 2. You can download both the complete Yii 1 version of the book and the partial Yii 2 version.

  • June 20152

    The first update for version 2 of the Yii framework has been posted. I'm calling this version 1.3 of the book, although this is officially the start of the second edition. It updates the first 200 pages (through Chapter 8) of the book for Yii 2. You can download both the complete Yii 1 version of the book and the partial Yii 2 version.

  • Dec 201422

    I just shipped version 1.0, which adds Part 4 of the book, three new chapters. The book is now 649 pages long! Now to start working on the update for Yii 2!

  • Jul 201426

    I just shipped version 0.9, which adds Chapter 20, "Working with Third-Party Libraries," and Chapter 21, "Testing Your Application". The book is now 575 pages long! Only three chapters left, which I'll try to finish quickly.

  • Apr 201420

    I just posted the rough draft of Chapter 20, "Working with Third-Party Libraries"! I'll post another formal update after I've written Chapter 21, "Implementing Unit Testing".

  • Jan 201431

    I just shipped version 0.8, which adds Chapter 19, "Extending Yii"! The book is now over 500 pages long! Next week, I start on Chapter 20, "Working with Third-Party Libraries".

  • Aug 201315

    I just posted a new update which includes two new chapters: Chapter 17, "Improving Performance," and Chapter 18, "Advanced Database Issues".

  • Aug 201313

    I'm trying to get two new chapters to the tech editors today: Chapter 17, "Improving Performance," and Chapter 18, "Advanced Database Issues". Once I get the notes back, I'll do another update.

  • Jul 201327

    I just added the code that allows you to update your email address. Let me know if there are any problems.

  • Jul 201325

    The latest release went out on July 1, 2013, which includes through Chapter 16. I'm currently working on the next release, which will contain Chapter 17, "Improving Performance," and Chapter 18, "Advanced Database Issues".