Why use Yii framework for the development of high power web applications

Why use Yii framework for the development of high power web applications

We have been hearing a lot about PHP frameworks and their advantages in developing web applications, of late. This open source framework is now the most sought after framework among developers for the development of high power web applications.

Development of applications using this high-performance framework is fast, secure and professional. Secure, because, hacking techniques like XSS, SQL injection, cookie tampering are prevented and it includes input validation, output filtering, cross-site scripting prevention. Yii developer to write clean, reusable code and follows model-view-controller architectural pattern.

5 features that make Yii the best for application development

Model-view-controller design pattern:

The MVC pattern is extensively adopted in web programming.

Authentication and Authorization:

A web page should be restricted only to certain users.

Form input and validation:

Developers have to populate the form by giving existing data, validate user input, present suitable error messages and save the input to storage.

Theming and skinning:

Web application pages can be customized in a systematized way using theming. Individual Theme in every Yii Framework is Represented as A Directory.

Automatic code generation:

Yii is provided with a code generating tool known as Gii. This tool is executed in connection with a module and has to be used within an existing Yii application.

Summing up the benefits of using Yii framework:

  • Yii framework comes with a repository, from where the extensions can be downloaded.
  • Yii framework allows a highly simplified CRUD (create, read, update, delete) application development.