If you want to create persistent entities, you need to show Blacksmith how to save single entities and lists of entities. For example, you might want to save records using Ecto, a persistence engine for Elixir. Here’s how you’d go about it. Let’s say you’re starting with an Ecto schema, like this:
|||defmodule User do|
|||schema "users" do|
|||field :first_name, :string|
|||field :last_name, :string|
|||field :email, :string|
We’re creating a simple database-backed entity. The database schema and model will both have corresponding fields.
Next, we create a Forge. Our Forge will specify the User struct for Ecto, as well as a couple of functions that Ecto could use to save one or many entities, ...