While with Drupal 7 the Entity API was missing quite some essential functionality in Drupal core, Drupal 8 is about to fundamentally change that: Drupal 8 includes a feature complete, object-oriented Entity API and Entity Field API.
This session will give an overview of the functionality provided by the Drupal 8 Entity API. Developers will learn about the ideas behind the API design and see how the API can manage your content in a practical example:
Covered topics will be about the following:
- Overview of what's new
- Configuration vs. Content
- Working with entities in Drupal 8
- Providing a new entity type
- Extending entity storage
- Translate it!
- Forms & Validation
- Display it!
- Access control
- Entity listings, Entity query
- Custom fields
- Configuration entities
- Uprading from Entity API module
Alltogether, the session we'll give you a good overview of what Drupal 8 brings to your entities and the steps necessary to take advantage of it!
Further details on related topics are provided in the following session(s):