Yii Development Services (Yii App Developers)

We develop rich Yii web apps, APIs, and backend databases. Experience team of Yii Developers based in the UK

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What is the Yii Framework?

 The Yii Framework is a comprehensive framework that facilitates the creation of websites and web applications. It acts like a sophisticated set of building blocks, allowing developers to construct complex, interactive sites quickly and reliably. This efficiency ensures all projects adhere to the highest quality standards.

Yii’s straightforward structure aids our team of developers to create rich web apps in a robust and scalable way, boosting overall team productivity and project continuity.

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Speed of development

The Yii Framework is to web development what a quality toolbox is to a builder. Think of it as easy-access tools you can create higher quality end products faster.

It comes equipped with features that automate routine tasks such as security checks and data validation. This automation allows our developers to dedicate more time to crafting innovative features and enhancing the user experience, significantly speeding up the development process without sacrificing the quality of the end product.

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Code quality and teamwork

The Yii Framework does more than streamline web development; it enforces a structured coding environment that standardises how code is written across projects. This uniformity is important for maintaining code quality, as it makes it easier for any developer, regardless of prior project involvement, to understand and contribute effectively.

This approach not only enhances our team’s efficiency but also simplifies the process of onboarding new developers and reallocating resources among projects, ensuring smooth transitions and continuous progress.

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Quality extensions and an active community

Yii is not just a tool but a resource-rich open-source framework supported by over 150,000 community members and enriched with more than 1,600 modules and extensions. This extensive pool of resources means developers can integrate proven solutions without developing them from scratch, significantly reducing development time and costs. The active Yii community also provides a reliable support network for troubleshooting and evolving the framework, which helps keep your projects on the cutting edge of technology.

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Performance! Yii is super fast.

Applications built using the Yii Framework are not just robust; they are designed to outperform those developed with other popular frameworks such as CakePHP, Symphony, CodeIgniter, and Zend in terms of speed. This performance efficiency is critical for businesses that rely on speed and responsiveness to provide a seamless user experience. By choosing Yii, companies can ensure their applications are not only powerful but also operate faster and more efficiently.

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We are a Birmingham-based Yii developers

Located in Birmingham, we are specialists in managing and executing projects using the Yii Framework. Whether you're looking to enhance an existing application or start a new venture, our team is equipped to deliver high-quality results tailored to your needs.

Contact us to discuss how we can bring your project to life with the precision and efficiency that the Yii Framework offers.

Yii Frequently Asked Questions

What is Yii2 and how does it benefit my app development project?

Yii2 is an open-source, high-performance PHP framework used for developing web applications. It benefits your project by providing a robust structure that allows for the rapid development of reliable and efficient applications. The framework is designed with a strong emphasis on speed, security, and ease of use, enabling your project to scale seamlessly and accommodate growing user demands.

How does Yii2 ensure the security of my application?

Yii2 has built-in security features that protect your web application from common threats such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting (XSS), and cross-site request forgery (CSRF). It comes with a comprehensive security component that includes robust authentication and authorization, secure data handling, and encryption capabilities. These features help ensure that your application remains secure against potential vulnerabilities.

Can Yii2 handle high traffic volumes?

Yes, Yii2 is highly scalable and can effectively handle high traffic volumes. Its advanced caching support allows you to reduce the load on your servers and increase the responsiveness of your application, making it suitable for businesses expecting high user engagement. We can configure Yii to operate as a suite of distributed services to cope with high load.

What kind of applications can be built with Yii2?

Yii2 is extremely versatile and suitable for a wide range of web applications, including e-commerce sites, forums, CMS, RESTful web services, and much more. Its modular architecture allows developers to customize and extend the framework to suit specific project needs, whether it’s a small website or a complex enterprise application. 

We can also combine Yii apps with modern front end frameworks such as React, Vue or Angular.

How does Yii2 speed up the development process?

Yii2 accelerates development through its efficient design and reusable components. It offers a powerful Gii code generation tool that automatically generates models, controllers, and CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) operations for your database. Additionally, Yii2’s active record and query builder features streamline database interaction, which can cuts down development time.

Is there support available for Yii2 developers?

Absolutely, Yii2 has a strong, active community of developers and users on various forums, social media platforms, and professional networks. There are also numerous resources available such as detailed documentation, tutorials, and third-party extensions that enhance the framework’s capabilities and provide additional functionalities.

What makes Yii2 different from other PHP frameworks like Laravel or Symfony?

Yii2 stands out due to its exceptional performance and comprehensive feature set that includes robust security, simple installation, easy customization, and extensive caching options. It is particularly noted for its high efficiency and ability to be adapted to high-performance environments. Unlike some frameworks, Yii2 allows for a high degree of customization and control, making it a preferred choice for developers looking for flexibility and scalability.

We also develop rich web apps using Laravel, so please contact us if you need support with a Laravel app.

How do updates in Yii2 benefit my existing application?

Regular updates in Yii2 bring security patches, bug fixes, and new features that improve the stability and performance of your application. These updates are designed to enhance your app's functionality and user experience while ensuring compatibility with modern technologies and standards. By keeping your Yii2 application up to date, you ensure it remains secure, efficient, and competitive in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.

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Portal and SaaS Web App Development Services
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Automate manually processes and enable your various systems to talk to each other. Integrate with third party API's to innovate and deliver results.

Internet of Things (IoT) App Development
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Cloud Database Development Services
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Store business information in a database structure that supports both project requirements and infrastructure growth. Load balanced databases that support high user numbers and big data.

Single Sign-On Development (SSO)
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Develop bespoke apps and online portals that support your organisation's single sign-on technology. Boost your user experience, save time coordinating accounts between different services, and deliver a cohesive experience between your cloud services.

Google Maps App Development
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Track the location of devices and users, display location-based metrics, and business analytics using digital maps.

Video Streaming App Development
Video Capabilities (Calls & Streaming)

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Penetration Testing Services
Penetration Testing Services

Identify, assess, and mitigate vulnerabilities in your digital infrastructure before attackers can exploit them.

Remote Device Control and Monitoring
Remote Monitoring and Device Control

Send data to the cloud from anywhere in the world. Track devices or services remotely via the web, or mobile applications.

User Experience (UX) Design and Planning
Planning, Discovery, Wireframing & Specifications

Through a detailed specification and visual blueprints of your site or app, you can make sure we’re on the right track.

Data Dashboards for Apps & Portals
Reporting, Charts & Graphs

Record and represent your data online or in-app. Attractive and easy to understand graphs that are accessible across multiple devices.

Instant Messaging
Instant Messaging

Keep connected like never before with instant messaging. You can reach staff, existing customers, and potential clients with ease and customise your tools to suit their needs.

PDF Generation (For Apps, Web apps, and Online Portal)
PDF Generation

Automatically generate documents and resources on-the-fly. Customise by user data, language preference, branding, and more.

Convert Your Spreadsheet to an App (Spreadsheet to App Development Services)
Spreadsheet to App Conversion

Convert your spreadsheet into a fully-functional web or mobile application. Or, use spreadsheets as your data source, sending data to your server, app, or website, at the click of a button.

Online Partner Portals
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Manage partners and sales agents whilst enabling bespoke operational requirements. Oversee hierarchies of stakeholders, business units or partner companies.

Data Encryption
Data Encryption

Keep yourself protected with our encryptions services. Have you secured your data? If not, you’re leaving yourself open to hackers who can attack your systems and steal your data.

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ROI and Quoting Apps

Improve conversion rates by showing customers your financial value quickly. Generate leads that contain useful customer metrics to improve sales performance.

Marketing automation
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Multi-site management
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For businesses that have multiple brands, entities or franchises. Manage multiple sites, and businesses, within a single login portal.

Electronic tickets (eTickets) apps and integrations
Electronic tickets (eTickets)

Run your own box office and eliminate ticket printing and postage costs by digitising your tickets. Ticket delivery via your website, email or smartphone.

Website Design (With Complex Requirements)
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Great looking websites, tailored to your brand guidelines. Designs that are optimised based on user behaviour, with the goal of increasing conversions, or encouraging certain behaviours.

Mobile-friendly web app design
Mobile-friendly web app design

Web app design that looks and feels great on mobile, tablet and desktop devices. Increase conversions by optimising messaging and calls to action based on screen size, and user habits.

eCommerce apps and platforms

Websites and apps that allow your customers to transact with you online. Sell products, or generate recurring revenue by implementing a subscription payment model.

Project Management Planning Services (For Tech Projects, Apps, and Portals)
Project Planning, Expertise, and Advice

Every successful project starts with a plan. We’ll work together to create yours, making detailed specifications that outline what you want.

Online Login Portal Development Services
Online Login Portals

Portals with user login, groups, ownership levels, permissions and entitlements. Control your processes while encouraging user engagement.

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Scorchsoft is a UK-based team of web and mobile app developers and designers. We operate in-house from Birmingham, and our offices are located in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter.

We can deliver your innovative, technically complex project, using the latest web and mobile application development technologies.

Scorchsoft develops online portals, applications, web apps, and mobile app projects. With over fourteen years experience working with hundreds of small, medium, and large enterprises, in a diverse range of sectors, we'd love to discover how we can apply our expertise to your project.

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