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Drupal 8 Module Development by Daniel Sipos

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Your Own Custom Entity and Plugin Types

I am sure that you are looking forward to applying some of the knowledge gained from the previous chapters and do something practical and fun. As promised, in this chapter, we will do just that. Also, apart from implementing our own entity types, we will cover some new things as well. So, here's the game plan.

The premise is that we want to have products on our site that hold some basic product information, such as an ID, a name, and a product number. However, these products need to somehow get into our site. One way will be manual entry. Another, more important way will be through an import from multiple external sources (such as a JSON endpoint). Now, things will be kept simple. For all intents and ...

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