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Last updated June 7, 2017

Create an install hook to pre-define a list of films to import.

Objectives and Prerequisites

You will need the following knowledge and skills. If you need a review, check out the Resources section at the bottom of this page.

  1. Create an install hook.
  2. Use variables within a module.

Tasks

Create an update hook for the Movie Import module that saves a list of movie names in a variable. The list can be hardcoded, or an API can be used to generate the list when the hook is run.

Summary

  • Install hooks are used to define configuration settings and default data for a module.

Resources

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