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How to add a javaScript widget to your Yii application

On Wednesday, 12 September, 2012

How many times have you seen a JavaScript widget that you wished you could integrate into your application? Integrating JavaScript widgets into Yii is very simple. In this post, I will share with you how you can do that easily.  Read

Tags: widgets, extensions, yii

StateGridColumn-A custom widget to display a model’s state in a CGridView

On Monday, 10 September, 2012

StateGridColumn is a widget that extends the CGridColumn to provide a customised way to represent a model's property state. This post will show how we can extend Yii's CGridColumn.   Read

Tags: extensions, widgets, yii

What is CGridView

On Thursday, 06 September, 2012

The CGridView is one of the most important widget that any Yii developer must be familiar with and able to customize. It is a versatile and well thought out designed widget. It mimics the Html table in a programmatic way.  Read

Tags: what is, widgets, yii

Understanding Yii CApplication

On Tuesday, 04 September, 2012

One of the basic characteristics of Yii modules is that they cannot be deployed alone. In order to have your web application work, one needs a central module that can process all request, and relay the information to other modules when necessary.   Read

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Yii Fundamentals-Understanding how Yii applications work

On Monday, 03 September, 2012

The way you see Yii framework will fundamentally shape how you understand and work with Yii. Yii implements the model-view-controller pattern which most frameworks have adopted. It is designed from the ground up to be modular.   Read

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