It is time for another issue of development notes. For almost a month I was silent. First, there was a week in Indonesia speaking at the conference, enjoying the country, people, food, coffee and the culture then hard work on my fulltime tasks. Of course, I've found time for Yii as well as the rest of the team and our excellent contributors.
After 2.0.13 release we've started merging incoming pull requests again. Changelog already got 25 lines and is growing. I hope this time we'll release faster with lower number of changes.
Extensions were released:
Queue extension adopted AMQP Interop library as a driver. The process was long but we've managed to make it and I think it totally worth it. The library is of a high quality, it has more drivers than we've previously supported and, I hope, it will off-load Roman Zhuravlev who created and maintains queue extension at least a little bit.
YiiFeed got Twitter
YiiFeed, where anyone from Yii community could propose news, got a twitter account.
Or... should we call it 3.0?
Thoughts about Yii niche
I've tried Symfony 3 for quite complicated project and, while it has its advantages and is definitely a good framework, I missed Yii simplicity and straightforwardness much: