|CodeLobster PHP Edition
August 19, 2014
Yii is a high-performance PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications.
Yii comes with rich features: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.
Yii Plug-in is a part of Codelobster PHP Edition - Professional version
Yii plug-in turn Yii editor into full-fledged Yii IDE!
For working with Yii framework Yii plug-in has the following abilities:
1. Ability to create project automatically installing Yii framework
Yii plug-in gives the ability to download the latest Yii version from the original site and install it to the necessary folder using wizard.
2. Autocomplete for path aliases
Yii plug-in extends autocomplete list for path aliases: system, zii, application, webroot, ext
3. Autocomplete for Behaviors
After attaching a Behavior
$component->attachBehavior('id', new CMyBehavior());
Yii plug-in will provides you with autocomplete list that includes functions from CMyBehavior class
4. Controller/View navigation
Yii plug-in provides you with the ability to easy navigation between Controllers and Views by Alt+O.
When you locate inside any Controller you can go to a corresponding View by pressing Alt+O and vice versa.
For example, using these keys you can go from SiteController::actionIndex() to views\site\index.php file.
5. Context and Dynamic Help
With these features you can quickly obtain necessary information about Yii syntax.
To get help topics using Context Help:
Place the pointer on element you want to review help topic for and press F1 button
Yii plug-in searches for proper help information on http://www.yiiframework.com/
The Dynamic Help
window displays links to help topics for an element the pointer is placed on.
Yii plug-in conducts search to http://www.yiiframework.com/