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Hello everyone!This is the second news issue released during the quarantine. Since last time measures got tightened. Some aspects of life normalized as the world adapted, some did not. Still, as far as I know, everyone in the Yii communi...
Published on May 3, 2020 by Alexander Makarov
A month passed since the previous issue and many things changed in the world during the time because of the virus. We have conferences canceled, travel ban, quarantine, kids at home almost 24/7, big changes in the IT landscape overall, e...
Published on March 25, 2020 by Alexander Makarov
Yii news 2020, issue 2 This issue was hard to get done. Not because there's no content to write about, on contrary: Yii 3 is improving and the process is so enjoyable that it was hard to stop for a moment and write about it 😅 🔷 Yii 2
Published on February 22, 2020 by Alexander Makarov
Hello everyone! This is a first update of the year and I hope you're starting the year as productively as we are. I've decided to name this year updates in the spirit of paper ma...
Published on January 22, 2020 by Alexander Makarov
It is the end of 2019 so let's review what was done in a year. Funding An OpenCollective fund was created and later expanded with Tidelift and GitHub. The fund allowed me to focus on Yii 3 while keeping Yii 1.1 and Yii 2.0 well maintaine...
Published on December 31, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
Hello everyone! We were silent for a month working on all the versions of the framework. Here's what we have so far. Yii 1 Code from master branch passed all tests on PHP 7.4 immediately. That was quite a surprise. There are still some i...
Published on December 19, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
Hello! Yesterday I've tagged some Yii 2 releases and tried to sum up Yii 3 progress, plans and problems.As a bonus, I've posted my collection of Yii-related...
Published on November 20, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
Hello everyone! It is Alexander again.// if you want to write next set of notes, let me knowToday three Yii 2 extensions got new releases:
Published on November 5, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
It is release Tuesday today. Busy one. Since I've mentioned at recently visited conferences that I personally hope and aim to tag alpha version of Yii 3 by the end of the year, pull requests rate increased significantly for Yii 3 package...
Published on October 22, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
Hello everyone! Today is release day. There are both Yii 2 releases and significant Yii 3 progress. Yii 2 New version 2.0.28 was tagged. It includes important security fix fo...
Published on October 8, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
Hello everyone reading our development reports!Yii 2Yii 2 is getting release after release mostly containing bugfixes. This time version 2.0.27 is a bit diffe...
Published on September 18, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
Last week there were no releases since some Yii 2 pull requests needed polishing but I was able to tag release today.Update is fixing some bugs and should not...
Published on September 3, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
Another release Tuesday today. Two extensions were released:ApiDoc 2.1.2
Published on August 20, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
Hello everyone! This week we've got Yii 2 releases and some Yii 3 progress. Let's go straight to these.Yii 2Yii 2.0.25 was released. It is a bugfix release. S...
Published on August 13, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
The week was relatively quiet for the framework development since half of it I was on the road to give a speech on web applications security in Ivanovo, Russia. Despite the fact that these events take time, they also give valuable feedba...
Published on July 30, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
This month you have made it possible to meet first funding goal of 2000$ in order for me to focus primarily on Yii framework management, releases and development.More than that, we've got 80$ towards second goal of getting another focuse...
Published on July 24, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
Another Tuesday passed. This time there are two extension releases.Bootstrap 4 got docs about migrating from Bootstrap (3) extension and a little bit of syntactic sugar that is present in Bootstrap (3) but was lost during initial impleme...
Published on July 24, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
It is July 17, 00:00 again. Writing announcements at midnight seems to became a habit (I hope not).Yii 2Today I have tagged 2.0.23 that is a release focused on fixing MSSQL support. It is quite interesting one since all the fixes were ma...
Published on July 16, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
First of all, huge thanks to all backers! You are making further Yii development possible. I have added another OpenCollective goal that, if funding gathered for, would allow delivering more of both Yii 2 and Yii 3 in less time.It is 00:...
Published on July 2, 2019 by Alexander Makarov
This release Tuesday brought us 2.0.21. Besides bugfixes this release, thanks to Brandon Kelly from Craft, enhances performance of database connection. Also there is now an option to turn on sameSite for both session and regular cookies....
Published on June 18, 2019 by Alexander Makarov