[development] Implementing without nodes

Iñaki Lopez inaki.lopez at gmail.com
Wed Dec 19 09:49:46 UTC 2007

I guess.. drupal_get_form launches all the FAPI processes to handle
the form. So validate and submit hook should be launched for that
form. Also the form is still available by other modules using

Just as an example (a quick one) take a look to the contact module
(shipped in core). It creates several forms not being related to

On Dec 19, 2007 2:30 AM, Simon Lindsay <simon at iseek.biz> wrote:
> Feijó Legendas wrote:
> > I'm trying to figure out how to implement several modules, that do not
> > use nodes at all
> >
> > I need to set lots of forms, this forms are used to edit, insert or
> > search my tables
> >
> > I'm having dificulty controling the data flow of my forms.  What hooks I
> > use? I try hook_form, but any code I set there isnt executed.
> >
> > Every site about hook_form, uses node! Can I do that without nodes?
> Sure can, the erp module has a erp_contact sub module which uses forms
> without using nodes.
> The entries link to nodes, but they are stored in a seperate table,
> which is not node based.
> Its 4.7 based, but should be applicable.
> Simon

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