yii framework

Posted on December 15, 2014 by Jeff Reifman

Timezone Error

Update: Check out our new Yii2 Developer Exchange site at http://yii2x.com. It’s devoted exclusively for Yii2 developers to make it easier to find news, tips, tutorials and extensions related to Yii2. If you receive the following timezone settings error when trying to migrate your database for the first time: PHP Error[2]: date(): It is not safe to Read More

Posted on September 24, 2014 by Jeff Reifman


Do more with your Twitter account. Birdhouse synchronizes your Twitter feed into your MySQL database providing a platform to build powerful new features using the Twitter API. Birdhouse starts you off with a number of new features including scheduling and repeating tweets, repeating from groups of tweets, tweet storms, browsing followers by Twitter & Klout influence and privatizing your favorites Read More

Posted on September 5, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

Open Source Mailing List Application for Mailgun’s PHP SDK

If you’re a developer looking for a simple streamlined mailing list service – or a super scalable one, check out my tutorial at Mailgun’s blog: Open Source Mailing List Applet Using the Mailgun PHP SDK. This project is also written in PHP inside the Yii Framework, which I’ve found to make development very efficient. You Read More

Posted on August 6, 2013 by Jeff Reifman

How to Use Zillow Neighborhood Maps and HTML5 Geolocation

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial as a Digital Ocean droplet for just $15. Back in 2008, Zillow released boundary shape files to more than 7,000 U.S. neighborhoods via a Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike license. Zillow did so to encourage innovation although they are no longer actively maintaining the data. My community startup Geogram actively combines Read More