This guide is intended to be a high level overview of the YII 2.0 MVC framework. A well-rounded coverage of the various facets of YII 2.0 is provided allowing you to get up to speed quickly and use the excellent online documentation to delve into the minutiae. Enough information is presented to get a basic project off the ground.
The focus is primarily on the implementation of YII 2.0. Thus, it is expected that the reader already be familiar with PHP programming in general and at least understand the basics of Object Oriented Programming as implemented by PHP. Some familiarity with configuring web servers, such as Apache, will also be of help.