Release Of Yii 2.0

I would like to inform myself about yii 2.0. I’ve built my web application in yii 1.1 and I’m wondering:

  1. When yii 2 will be released?

  2. Will structure of modules, controller, views… be drastically changed. I hope moving from 1.1 to 2.0 won’t be so hard and require a lot of changes in my code.


Public preview of Yii2 is already available so you can check out the code yourself:

Alpha will hopefully be released in September this year.

We already have a guide (not fully complete, but many things are already there):

Here is a list of things that changed compared to version 1.1.x: