DrupalCamp NJ 2016

Entities from Core to Custom

Entities from Core to Custom

Entities were introduced into Drupal with Drupal 7 and allow easy access to and manipulation of Core data. They power such contributed initiatives as the Media module and can be a powerful means of organizing data for custom modules. This session will give an overview of how Entities work in Drupal and how you can implement them in your code.

  • Entity Concepts in D8
  • Getting the most from D8 Core Entities
  • Smarter Modules with Custom Entities

Attendees at this session will:

  • Learn how Entities work in Drupal 8.
  • Understand how Entity methods can make their code more readable and maintainable.
  • Gain the confidence to implement custom entities in their own modules

Slides and sample code are available for download at http://shawnduncan.org/entities-core-custom  The slides can be viewed in browser at http://talks.shawnduncan.org/entity_talk/#/overview

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Drupal 8

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