Agile Web Application Development with Yii1.1 and PHP5

For PHP developers who know object-oriented programming, this book is the fast track to learning the Yii framework. It takes a step-by-step approach to building a complete real-world application - teaching by practice rather than theory. Overview A step-by-step guide to creating a modern, sophisticated web application using an incremental and iterative approach to software development Build a real-world, user-based, database-driven project task management application using the Yii development framework Take a test-driven design (TDD) approach to software development utilizing the Yii testing framework Write less code by using Yii's application generation and scaffolding tools Enhance your application by adding Web feeds, adapting it to multiple languages, and by utilizing themes to provide beautiful skins and design flexibility What you will learn from this book Take a "test first" approach to software development using the Yii testing framework Auto-generate skeleton web applications as well as CRUD scaffolding for the domain object model using the built-in command-line interface Create user-based applications with Yii's authentication model Enhance your user-based application to control a user's access to feature functionality Write an administrative console application to extend the features provided by Yii's powerful command-line tools Integrate other frameworks and libraries into a Yii application to further extend its feature set Spend less time managing application configuration by taking advantage of Yii's sensible defaults and conventions. Learn how easy it is to implement a multi-user application by utilizing Yii's authentication and role-based authorization models Update your code to properly mange the user's last login time and store it in the database Achieve pre- and post-action method request processing using controller filters Tap into the CActiveRecord validation workflow to allow for pre- and

Author: Jeffrey Winesett

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