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 framework Yii Plug-in is a part of CodeLobster IDE - Professional version

The Yii plug-in turns a Yii editor into a full-fledged Yii IDE!

Yii IDE has the following abilities to work with Yii framework:

1. Ability to create projects 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.
Yii framework installation

2. Autocomplete for path aliases
Yii plug-in extends autocomplete list for path aliases: system, zii, application, webroot, ext.
Yii autocomplete for path aliases

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 as well.
Yii autocomplete for Behaviors

4. Tooltips for Yii functions
Tooltips feature helps you to write code correctly. It includes descriptions for Yii functions.
Tooltips for Yii functions
Tooltips are shown automatically in necessary area of Yii code.

5. 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.

6. Context and Dynamic Help
You can quickly obtain necessary information about Yii syntax using these features.
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 https://www.yiiframework.com/ site directly.
The Dynamic Help window displays links to help topics for an element the pointer is placed on.
Yii plug-in conducts search to https://www.yiiframework.com/doc/api/2.0 site.
Yii dynamic help

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