Yii2 Basic Applications Structure

The most important directories and files in your application are (assuming the application’s root directory is basic):

basic/                  application base path
    composer.json       used by Composer, describes package information
    config/             contains application and other configurations
        console.php     the console application configuration
        web.php         the Web application configuration
    commands/           contains console command classes
    controllers/        contains controller classes
    models/             contains model classes
    runtime/            contains files generated by Yii during runtime, such as logs and cache files
    vendor/             contains the installed Composer packages, including the Yii framework itself
    views/              contains view files
    web/                application Web root, contains Web accessible files
        assets/         contains published asset files (javascript and css) by Yii
        index.php       the entry (or bootstrap) script for the application
    yii                 the Yii console command execution script

 

How to call webservice from kotlin in android

Step 1:

  1. create new application on Android Studio 3.0
  2. Create GUI  textView, button and progress bar
  3. Add some external library
  4. create kotlin data class
  5. define your webservice url in MainActivity.kt
  6. add internet uses permission your mainfest.xml file

MainActivity.kt

package com.iotwebplanet.learn.myapplication1

import android.os.Bundle
import android.support.design.widget.FloatingActionButton
import android.support.design.widget.Snackbar
import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity
import android.support.v7.widget.Toolbar
import android.util.Base64
import android.view.Menu
import android.view.MenuItem
import android.view.View
import android.widget.Button
import android.widget.TextView
import java.net.HttpURLConnection
import java.net.URL
import android.os.StrictMode
import android.widget.ProgressBar
import com.beust.klaxon.*
import com.github.salomonbrys.kotson.fromJson
import com.google.gson.Gson



class MainActivity : AppCompatActivity() {

    public fun parse(name: String):Unit {
        val cls = Parser::class.java
        cls.getResourceAsStream(name)?.let { inputStream ->
            return (Parser().parse(inputStream) as Unit?)!!
        }
    }
    override fun onCreate(savedInstanceState: Bundle?) {

        //Thread policy for internet access
        val SDK_INT = android.os.Build.VERSION.SDK_INT
        if (SDK_INT > 8) {
            val policy = StrictMode.ThreadPolicy.Builder()
                    .permitAll().build()
            StrictMode.setThreadPolicy(policy)


        }
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState)
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_main)
        val toolbar = findViewById(R.id.toolbar) as Toolbar
        setSupportActionBar(toolbar)

//kotlin typecasting of view

        val button=findViewById(R.id.button) as Button
        var tv=findViewById(R.id.mytext) as TextView
        val progress_bar=findViewById(R.id.progressBar) as ProgressBar

//on button click event

        button.setOnClickListener({
            tv.setText("Clicked");
            progress_bar.visibility = View.VISIBLE

// Kotlin + HttpURLConnection

            val connection = URL("example.com").openConnection() as HttpURLConnection
            connection.connect()
            println(connection.responseCode)
            println(connection.getHeaderField("Content-Type"))
            val text = connection.inputStream.use { it.reader().use { reader -> reader.readText() } }

//suppose sample data from http get calls
/*
            [
            {"sku":"00012","position":1,"category_id":"6"},
            {"sku":"00077","position":1,"category_id":"6"},
            {"sku":"00072","position":1,"category_id":"6"},
            {"sku":"00032","position":1,"category_id":"6"},
            {"sku":"00074","position":1,"category_id":"6"},
            {"sku":"00078","position":1,"category_id":"6"}
            ]

*/
            println(text)   //sample data output
            //setting text in txt view for demo.
            tv.setText(text)

//optional block
//response to pojo work . following statement may be different in your case plz do as per your data
            val gson = Gson()        //gson object
            val list1 = gson.fromJson<List<Product>>(text) //convert/store response data to kotlin data class Product

println("Saved Data "+list1.size)   //how much data saved
            val s=list1.size;   //size of collection
//printing saved data in pojo class
            for (i in 0..s-1) {
                //printing list from loop
                println("Products Data : $list1.get(i).sku $list1.get(i).position $list1.get(i).category_id")

            }
// end of optional block

            progress_bar.visibility = View.GONE;  //hide progress bar

        })   //end of button event

    }



    //optional code not related to tutorial
    override fun onCreateOptionsMenu(menu: Menu): Boolean {
        // Inflate the menu; this adds items to the action bar if it is present.
        menuInflater.inflate(R.menu.menu_main, menu)
        return true
    }

    override fun onOptionsItemSelected(item: MenuItem): Boolean {
        // Handle action bar item clicks here. The action bar will
        // automatically handle clicks on the Home/Up button, so long
        // as you specify a parent activity in AndroidManifest.xml.
        val id = item.itemId

        if (id == R.id.action_settings) {
            return true
        }

        return super.onOptionsItemSelected(item)
    }
}

Mainfest.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    package="com.iotwebplanet.learn.myapplication1">
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.INTERNET"></uses-permission>

    <application android:allowBackup="true" android:icon="@mipmap/ic_launcher"
        android:label="@string/app_name" android:roundIcon="@mipmap/ic_launcher_round"
        android:supportsRtl="true" android:theme="@style/AppTheme">
        <activity android:name=".MainActivity" android:label="@string/app_name"
            android:theme="@style/AppTheme.NoActionBar">
            <intent-filter>
                <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />

                <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />
            </intent-filter>
        </activity>
    </application>

</manifest>

Product.kt .  data class(optional)

package com.iotwebplanet.learn.myapplication1
/**
 * Created by developer on 10/06/17.
 */
data class Product(val sku: String, val position: Int, var category_id: Int)

Important to add in Build.Gradle(Module:app)

compile 'com.beust:klaxon:0.30'
compile 'com.github.salomonbrys.kotson:kotson:2.5.0'

 

Good bye findViewById() use Kotlin Android Extensions

Hi Developers as we always juggle with findViewById() in Android activity class . Some time we forget to typecast xml into Kotlin or java . So good news for Kotlin android developer.

Kotlin Android Extensions

Kotlin Android Extensions are another Kotlin plugin that is included in the regular one, and that will allow to recover/find views from Fragments, Activities,   and Views in an effective  way.

see how easy it is ….

Step 1.

Add Kotlin Android Extensions in Gradle (Project)

apply plugin: 'com.android.application'
apply plugin: 'kotlin-android'
apply plugin: 'kotlin-android-extensions' //this the main plugin

And that’s all you need to sync your gradle. You’re now ready to start working with it.

Step2.

Recovering/find views in an Activity or Fragment

import your xml layout like below code in activity . here my activity xml file name is activity_main it would be different in your case. so add it in your activitity.

import kotlinx.android.synthetic.main.activity_main.*

The code that the plugin generates is able to store a view cache, so if you ask the view again, this won’t require another findViewById.

Simple Call Xml View by name .

textView.setText("Msg")

Here textView is my text view component inside xml.