DrupalCamp Vienna 2013
connecting open minds

Drupal 8 Entity API

Coding & Development
Experience level: 
Entity API, Drupal 8
Schedule: Friday, 12:00 in room Zensations

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):