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Creative Constructs with Custom Config Entities

Timeslot: 
Friday, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Room: 
321
Track: 
Site Building
Back-end Design & Development
Experience Level: 
Advanced
Session Length: 
45 minutes

With the new configuration management system in Drupal 8, we now have the ability to create our own custom config entities. With a little creativity, we can leverage these tools for some really interesting things. And unlike content entities, config entities can be captured and deployed through your development process!

Learning Objectives & Outcomes: 

In this session we'll review several real-world use cases and the custom and contributed modules that fulfill those use cases. We'll review the code, and we'll discuss how you can use tools such as Drupal Console to quickly develop your own custom config entities.

Example modules include: