Yii – fast, secure, and efficient PHP framework

Yii is a web application development framework that promotes clean, DRY design and encourages rapid Web 2.0 development.

Yii comes with a command line tool called “yiic” that can create a skeleton Yii application for you to start with.

Yii is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern.
  • Database Access Objects (DAO), Query Builder, Active Record, and DB Migration.
  • AJAX-enabled widgets.
  • Powerful caching support – data caching, page caching, fragment caching and dynamic content.
  • Authentication.
  • Role-based access control.
  • Scaffolding.
  • Unit and functionality testing.
  • Input validation.
  • Output filtering.
  • SQL injection.
  • Cross-site scripting prevention.
  • Form input and validation.
  • Extension repository.
  • Supports automatic generation of complex WSDL service specifications and management of Web service request handling.
  • I18N/L10N supporting message translation, date and time formatting, number formatting, and interface localization.

Website: www.yiiframework.com
Support: Documentation
Developer: Yii Software LLC
License: New BSD License

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