Content tagged with "d8api:data"

  • Drupal 8 API: database abstraction layer

    Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:40

    Learn how to find entries in the database; how to do simple, fast queries; how to do more complex, dynamic queries; and how and when to use other means like entity queries.

  • Drupal 8 API: configuration

    Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 11:55

    Learn how to use configuration as distinct from state, how to load and save configuration entities, 

  • Drupal 8 API: state

    Monday, November 28, 2016 - 10:28

    Learn how to use state as distinct from configuration, how to load and save both state and the underlying key/value store, and how caching is involved.

  • Drupal 8 API: fields

    Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 14:16

    Learn how fields are configured in relation to bundles, entity types and individual entities; learn how to set up bundles on a custom entity type; and learn how to add fields and bundles, both through configuration files and programmatically.

  • Drupal 8 API: entities

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 09:37

    Learn what entities, entity types and bundles all mean in Drupal; modify entities of existing type and bundle; create a new entity type with UI support.