Introduction to Entities in Drupal 8

Author: Jennifer Hodgdon
Date Written: 5 February, 2018
Type: Presentation
Subject: Drupal

On February 4, 2018, I presented a session at the Pacific Northwest Drupal Summit entitled "Anatomy of a Drupal Page Request. The session covered:

  • The difference between Content and Configuration entities
  • The difference between Configuration entities and simple configuration
  • Why you should store your module's data in entities
  • Which entities are in Core
  • Basics of entity programming (querying, creating, updating)

Slides are attached below.