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Yii review by Jonathan H.
Jonathan H.
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"A great framework both 1.x and 2.x"

What do you like best?

Yii is a really powerful and fast framework that can help you push out large scale systems and applications at a very quick pace. One of the best things is the ability to mix multiple databases and display the information in which ever way you please. It has support for all the major databases and the number of extensions available is massive. If you need something the likelihood is that it already exists and if it doesn't it wont take you long to build.

What do you dislike?

Whilst the documentation for Yii 1.x are plentiful the documentation for Yii 2.x can be lacking in places. Yii 2.x is quite different from 1.x and therefore this can cause complication when trying to apply things from one framework to the next and migrating systems and applications.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is best to learn both Yii 1.x and 2.x. I would certianly recommend users to start with 1.x so that they can see the core principles of the framework. Once done then move onto Yii 2.x as this framework is vastly more powerful and lightweight compared to its predecessor.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Yii is very powerful and I have used this to build CRM systems for business as well as many custom modules that make these system more adapted that off the shelf solutions. Each new system required has been based on Yii and more recently Yii 2.x due to it's improved speed.

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Yii review by dakota L.
dakota L.
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"Uno de los mejores frameworks para becarios"

What do you like best?

En el resultado final obtienes un producto rápido y optimizado. Yii es un marco honesto, efectivo y rápido que te ayuda a impulsar estructuras y programas de escala masiva a un tempo muy corto. Yii2 ofrece una respuesta de primer nivel en el desarrollo PHP avanzado. Yii lo maneja calidad de manera que cualquier otro marco Si quieres algo, existe la posibilidad de que ya exista y, si no es así, no te llevará demasiado tiempo construirlo.

What do you dislike?

- El almacenamiento en caché a veces no funciona bien - La documentación es difícil de aprehender x es considerable la documentación para Yii 2 Además, la búsqueda de extensión debe avanzar - El almacenamiento en caché en ocasiones no pinta bien - La documentación es difícil de aprehender Que no consigo un curso marco de certificado de yii

Recommendations to others considering the product

Las bendiciones de Yii externalizan los peligros a través de una escala masiva. Gran marco. A más largo plazo, puede almacenar tiempo. Gran marco A largo plazo, ahorrará tiempo.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Rápido y robusto desarrollo superior de PHP en Internet Las iniciativas personales se pueden resolver de manera rápida y sencilla. Mantiene nuestra base de código fácil con una separación clara entre perspectivas y sentido común empresarial comercial x debido a su ritmo progresivo. Usar Yii como desarrollador le ahorrará mucho de crear nuevos modelos, crear movimientos CRUD en pasos sencillos, todo esto mezclado con una programación basada en elementos y orientada a eventos que ayuda a garantizar un producto de entrega excepcionalmente verde, extensible y mantenible

What PHP Web Frameworks solution do you use?

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Yii review by Gonzalo G.
Gonzalo G.
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"Yii, a time saver."

What do you like best?

What I like most about Yii is that promotes clean design and fast application development. The model is component-based, and event-oriented programming. It helps guarantee an extremely efficient, extensible and maintainable end product.

The CRUD generation really stands out, giving the name of the database table and the model with all the attributes is created. You only define the data type (numeric, date, etc.), if the field is required, and those rules are always applied when you try to save / update the data.

What do you dislike?

What I disliked about Yii or the weak point about is the fact that learning Yii requires quite enough knowledge about PHP language, programming skills, and about different add-on it comes with. Sometimes it gets boring and difficult for the beginners to learn from it.

Recommendations to others considering the product

The advantages of Yii outsource the disadvantages by a large scale. Give it a try and learn or deploy in Yii. In the long run you will save time.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Using Yii as a developer will save you a lot of time creating new models, create CRUD actions in simple steps, all this combined with component-based, and event-oriented programming helping to guarantee an extremely efficient, extensible and maintainable end product.

Yii review by Ignacio S.
Ignacio S.
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"Cool PHP framework"

What do you like best?

Today is a heavy race between PHP frameworks out there, some ones are robust, another are faster. Today the leader is Laravel but that doesn't make the another frameworks less important or relevant.

Yii2 offers a great solution in advanced PHP development. It comes with migrations system, composer support, CLI, and with one template you can build form terminal PHP apps to full advanced PHP web apps.

Yii2 support many databases systems, from traditional SQL databases to NoSQL databases like Mongo.

What do you dislike?

Is tricky make it run in shared hosting, you need to hack some features in Apache or .htaccess files, will not run well by default. Needs some work.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Yii2 is great for advanced web development, is not better or worse that other frameworks, each one offers different experiences but Yii2 is friendly, awesome and have a nice support.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Fast and robust advanced PHP web development. Group development (where migrations are a great tool)

Yii review by Carlos A.
Carlos A.
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"Building CRUD apps with PHP easily."

What do you like best?

I've been into programming for a long time, I did not touch PHP ever. I had to build a simple booking app for a relative and did it using Yii. It's versatile, simple as you want it to be and with a decent documentation.

What do you dislike?

It's folders scheme can be overwhelming and you will get lost if you're not keeping track of where you are. As much as it has enough extensions, it is still lacking of some plugins that will help you develop using big services APIs.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Whilst it's sometimes way easier and solid develop your own apps from scratch, Yii as a Framework can save you lots of time and pains in the head when working with PHP as backend.

Yii review by Alejandra M.
Alejandra M.
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"Easy and powerful MVC framework"

What do you like best?

CRUD done easy with the Gii built-in feature.

Easy to learn, it has a great community to work with.

Very fast and really lightweight.

What do you dislike?

You can get easily lost or messy in your project if you're not careful and careful enough.

Although it currently has a lot of extensions, it still lacking of meaningful extensions compatible with services like Video Websites, API and so on.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you're new to MVC frameworks on PHP, you should consider Yii for a fast and light alternative to others in the market. It will work flawlessly on any kind of project you might work on.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Creating CRUD apps with Yii can be easily done in a matter of minutes if you're skilled enough with it.

Yii review by G2 Crowd User in Information Technology and Services
G2 Crowd User in Information Technology and Services
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"Excellent PHP framework"

What do you like best?

Its simple and effective structure attracted me to use Yii. Mainly the object relational concept using gii, widget, extension support. Altogether Yii has active developer contribution. When comes to Forum, it is more effective than any other frameworks in this category. I have developed 2 applications using Yii, and I am very happy with its performance. Speed and caching are the best mechanisms that differentiates Yii from other frameworks. Like other programming languages, Yii is the best framework to support Grid usage in application. Also, in case of database migration, run time logging, doc builder; Yii handles it the best way than any other framework.

What do you dislike?

I would say, online chat support needs to be more effective. Other wise users will leave the product even if it is good. Also, extension search should get advanced. User will search for extension and if they do not find the matched one, they will leave. So update the extension search result. Javascript and css include issues occur in render partial methods, those things need to recover from the developer side.

Recommendations to others considering the product

From my own experience, I would say Yii is simple and effective. You can feel the easiness from the installation itself. In performance vise, Yii is too good. Everything you need to build an application ie, Database migration, Documentation, Extension, Widgets, ORM are there in Yii. So if you are going to build an application, Yii is the best way I can suggest.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Logistics applications. Performance vice it is good.

Yii review by Thanh P.
Thanh P.
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"The fastest PHP framework, clean code and scalibility"

What do you like best?

High performance, run very fast, near native code

Easy to handling request by controller, use routing config by parameter and regular expression

Provide many hook event, filter, security flow integrate native

Strong debug and generation tool

Easy to customize by using dependency injection

What do you dislike?

Need experience to inject and customize code

Difficult for beginner

Must to learn about dependency injection

Recommendations to others considering the product

Strong and fast

Clean code and many great tools

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Strong debug and generation tool

Build REST API server faster and clean code

Yii review by Matthias Z.
Matthias Z.
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"We switched from Symfony to Yii and are happy with the choice"

What do you like best?

There is a supportive community around Yii that helped us with migrating our code

What do you dislike?

Yii was relatively new when we first started using it. There were some incompatibilities between major version releases that create effort on our end to ensure the code is compatible.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Yes, recommend it

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It is keeping our codebase clean with a clear separation between views and business logic.

Yii review by Nikita K.
Nikita K.
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"One of the best"

What do you like best?

In result you get fast and optimized product

What do you dislike?

It kinda difficult to begin with, need lots of practice

Recommendations to others considering the product

Great framework

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It gives you fast website that gives you all your needs

Yii review by User in Information Technology and Services
User in Information Technology and Services
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"Evaluate on Yii"

What do you like best?

- Gii tool to generate code, I really like it

- Convenient database manipulation

What do you dislike?

- Caching sometimes does not work properly

- The documentation is hard to understand

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

An easy to use and high-performance framework

Yii review by Juan M. C.
Juan M. C.
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"Yii feedback"

What do you like best?

Easy CRUD creation and rapid prototyping.

What do you dislike?

Although the API service it's very flexible it still needs work.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Personal projects can be solved fast and easy

Yii review by Industry Analyst / Tech Writer
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"Yii Framework"

What do you like best?

Que me ahorro muchas lineas de código por la simplicidad de su lenguaje

What do you dislike?

Que no consigo un curso certificado de yii framework

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Los aplicativos de mi empresa están realizados en yii y con el creo los crud!

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