Yii Development Services
With enterprise application development catching up pace across the industry, businesses are looking at platforms and services which can power development of innovative and industry leading products. The right platform and support goes a long way in establishing industry leadership.
Yii is one such platform. Based on latest technological developments, Yii has powered industries with enterprise applications which are based on cutting edge technology and meets needs of modern customers and businesses.
At Aalpha, we leverage our expertise and experience with Yii framework to deliver custom PHP based innovative solutions to our customers.
What is Yii?
Loaded with rich features basis MVC architecture, Yii is a high-performance open source PHP framework used for developing web 2.0 applications. Perfectly suited to dynamic content generation and high traffic web application development needs, Yii offers a structured, reusable and clean platform for developing codes on PHP framework. Products can be developed faster on Yii framework making time to market short. This is achieved by moving the collection and use of data to the server as opposed to processing it in the browser. This in turn reduces the workload on client systems and reduces development time. The critical speed of processing also increases significantly.
Yii is an abbreviation of “Yes It Is”; it was written on the latest PHP5 and released in December 2008. Products developed on Yii are extremely efficient, extensible and easy to maintain. Yii is a versatile platform and supports development of all kinds of code- from a simple website to complex web applications. Being an open source platform, developers get access to ample of information online and opportunity to learn as well as share while they develop innovative applications without getting into the hardcore technical code. This ensures complete focus on business requirements.
For developers working on project which need support from Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern, Active Record, DB Migration, Database Access Objects (DAO), Form input with validation, Query Builder, AJAX-enabled widgets, skinning, Web services, Internationalization (I18N) and localization (L10N), security with authentication and authorization etc., Yii presents the right choice. Yii is loaded with a host of developer-friendly features. A list of these key features is stated below.
Key features of Yii Framework
- Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture makes development process fast and easy and facilitates separation of concerns
- Supports easy implementation and repeated delivery of important requirements such as authentication, site navigation bars, wizards for CRUD’s (creating, reading, updating and deleting) etc
- Offers a highly secure platform with use of native components for input sanitation, data validation, SQL injection output filtering, cross-site request forgery (CSRF), cookie tampering and cross-site scripting prevention. It also has an inbuilt authentication support and supports authorization via hierarchical role-based access control (RBAC).
- Efficient Caching Supports delivers lightning fast page downloads.
- Hosts a wide collection of developer friendly AJAX enabled widgets for easy and interactive user interface developments. Some of the key widgets includes auto-complete, treeview, data grid etc.
- Inbuilt integration with jQuery
- Supports writing and running unit and functionality tests based on PHP Unit and Selenium.
- Highly compatible with third-party applications code
- Supports fast and secure form input collections with a set of validators and helper methods along with some modern AJAX ready widgets
- Comprehensive documentation support and availability of tutorials
- Developers can easily jump roadblock of writing repetitive and complex SQL statements by modeling the database data in terms of objects
- Switch outlook of a Yii-power website with skinning and theming mechanism
- Complex WSDL service specifications and management of Web service request handling is completely automated
- Backed with Internationalization (I18N) and localization (L10N)
- Message translation, date and time formatting, number formatting, and interface localization is completely supported
- Supports scaffolding
- SEO URL handling is very easy to configure
- Data caching, page caching, fragment caching and dynamic content are all supported. The Caching storage can be changed easily without affecting the application code.
- Comprehensive errors handling support with categorization, filtering and routing of error logs to different destinations.
- Readily available extension library consisting of user-contributed components
Yii is a preferred choice amongst developers for designing modern web applications, especially when projects need a high degree of database querying and interaction then PHP.
Benefits of using Yii Framework for Application Development
With Yii, businesses and developers witness benefits which are unparallel. Some of the key benefits felt across all cases are:
- Highly Cost efficient
- Scalable platform
- Easy to configure
- Open source platform renders huge community support
- Retain customers and useful data with caching
- Complete 360 degree security
- Social media friendly
- Extensions facilitate easy development and integration
At Aalpha, we have rich competency and diverse experience in successful development and integration of web applications developed on Yii framework. Our trained professionals have worked on projects across retail, ecommerce, hospitality, healthcare and many other industries. They are always working on new developments to keep themselves adept with the latest requirements and features across the industry, helping us build the best ! A project driven approach helps us deliver our projects with quality and within timelines. For us, a happy customer is worth more than anything else in our business.
Come and partner with us to lead your industry.