Monthly Archives: April 2012

Customizing pagers in Yii’s Data Providers with CSS

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Recently, I showed you how to set up a data provider displaying some basic data from a given table. However, what happens when you need something cooler than text hyperlinks (say some icons instead) to handle pagination of the records being displayed?…. As it turns out, among the arguments accepted by the CListView widget, we […]

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An iPad cooked to order. An apple full of cash!

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Well, the iPad is here and am taking it for its inaugural ride with this post. Something that really impressed me about this purchase, is the fact that in essence, this iPad of mine was cooked to order. Let me explain. I placed the order on March 27th, with an expected delivery date between April […]

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Yii’s beautiful data providers

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So far, in my quest for proficiency on Yii Frameowrk, the features I have been the happiest with are Active Data Providers working in conjunction with the CListView widget. These 2 elements together saves you a ton of coding and debugging in exchange for some concerted usage among Model, Controller and View. So that I […]

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