Starting with Yii2

So, if you're anything like me, a busy independent developer, research and training projects always get pushed down to the bottom of that oh-so long list of things to do! So this is the start of a series of posts introducing Yii2 and helping you to get up to speed...

Using UTF-8 and libXML

As you can guess from the title, this is not a really a Yii based article.  Recently, I spent a few frustrating hours trying to get some data loaded through libXML using simplexml_load_string with various odd parsing errors like: Entity: line 21: parser...