Developing custom content

  • Content part development
    • Parts and their comparison to entities, part data storage
    • Content type and content part migrations, code generation with Helpful Extensions
    • Drivers: Display and edit methods
    • Editor and display shapes
    • Handlers
    • Placement
  • Exercise
    • Module code generation
    • SpaceShip content type
    • Title part for name
    • AutoroutePart for url
    • SpaceShipPart content part
    • Captain
    • Class
    • Number of crew
    • MediaPickerField (needs the Fields feature) for an image: for this also a shape template override with a stylesheet include (e.g. the image should be displayed with rounded corners)

Time requirement: 2h 30m

Dependencies: Basic techniques in module development

Parent topic: Module development and APIs

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