What are some alternatives?
When comparing Django and Yii Framework, you can also consider the following products
Ruby on Rails - Ruby on Rails is an open source full-stack web application framework for the Ruby programming...
Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans
Flask - a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions.
CodeIgniter - A Fully Baked PHP Framework
CakePHP - The Rapid Development Framework for PHP