If you have been looking for developing a web application in a quick manner, then, YII is surely a right choice. YES IT IS!
What are some of the important characteristics of yii framework?
1. It is very lightweight.
2. It is based on MVC framework.
3. It comes with a user interface tool which helps in creation of models, views and controllers.
4. It has support of some real good UI framework such as getyiistrap.com, yii bootstrap, yii wheels.
5. It comes with a support of a set of extensions that can be used to include new features quickly in no time.
6. If you love writing code based on object oriented principles, those is definitely a cool framework to work with.