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Yii

A high-performance PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications
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What is Yii?

Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.
Yii is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Yii is an open source tool with 4.8K GitHub stars and 2.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Yii's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Yii?

Companies
289 companies reportedly use Yii in their tech stacks, including General, Deloitte, and Evergreenteam stack.

Developers
305 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Yii.

Yii Integrations

PHP, Select2, Deployer, PHPStan, and PHPMailer are some of the popular tools that integrate with Yii. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Yii.
Pros of Yii
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Open source
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Code generator
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Simple
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Active record
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Full featured
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High performance
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Documentation
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Rapid development
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Flexible
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Mvc
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Not bloated
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Community
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Amazing
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Stable Release
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View Helpers
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Long Term Support
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Modular architecture
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Easy setup, easy develop

Yii Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Yii?
Rails
Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
Laravel
It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
CakePHP
It makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 7 framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system.
Symfony
It is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP..
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter is a proven, agile & open PHP web application framework with a small footprint. It is powering the next generation of web apps.
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Yii's Followers
316 developers follow Yii to keep up with related blogs and decisions.