Release Notes: This release fixes several minor bugs that were found in the previous alpha release. It includes some minor feature enhancements. In particular, it adds support for using a table prefix in Yii DAO and ActiveRecord. It refactors the sorting support so that it is more flexible. It also adds support for using customized locale data when developing multi-language applications. It also makes significiant progress in the zii project (the official extension library for Yii) by including a a full set of widgets to facilitate using JUI plugins.
Release Notes: This release marks a major milestone in the Yii framework development. It includes many new significant features to the already powerful Yii framework. It adds a PHPUnit-based testing framework so that developers can more easily write unit tests and functional tests. It adds a form builder so that commonly used HTML forms can be built in terms of objects and thus enhance their reusability. It adds support for changing skins for widgets globally. It modifies the way of performing relational ActiveRecord queries so that they are more intuitive and easier to use.