[development] Entity documentation needed

Sascha Grossenbacher saschagros at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 23:11:31 UTC 2010

Have a look at http://engineeredweb.com/blog/10/3/pluggable-entity-operations-drupal-7

As you can see, there isn't much. Implemented hook_entity_info() and
eventually customize the controller class for loading your entities.

That's basically all that entities have in common in core. Everything
else AFAIK is about making your entity fieldable, which is a different

There is also http://drupal.org/project/entity, which provides more
hooks and stuff, so that other modules (like Rules) can use your


On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 11:55 PM, Ivan Jaroš <ijaros at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi. I'm looking for any documentation about working with entities in Drupal
> 7. I wasn't able to find anythnig usable at all. I'm not talking about
> fields, there is plenty documentation and examples. Particulary I'm looking
> for anything that would explain functions needed for creating a custom
> entity, what are the relations between functions, what is the workflow and
> examples of code. I wasn't able to find any examples that would have any of
> those things. I've also found that documentation at api.drupal.org
> regarding entities is really insufficient. Also there is practically none
> documentation whatsoever in handbook about entities from programatical point
> of view. So any typs for blog posts about entities for programmers?
> Ivan Jaroš
> blog: ivanjaros.com
> tel: +421 948 496 678
> skype: ijaros

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