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Field API Documentation & Resources

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    for the field API on and
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    Knowing where to find the documentation
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    and examples is a good starting point for diving
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    into the field API.
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    In this lesson, we'll take a look at the existing documentation
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    in the handbook and the field API hook documentation
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    on and the examples available in the examples
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    for developers project.
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    By the end of this lesson, you should be able to locate the field
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    API documentation and additional resources

Field API Documentation and Resources


There's quite a bit of documentation and other resources already available to help you better understand the Drupal 7 Field API. Lets take a look at what's already available on, in the Examples project, and in the Drupal 7 core code that will serve as good reference material. We'll be referring back to these resources in later lessons, and they'll serve as a great place to look up additional information or to continue your learning via other examples.

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We've also got some additional resources here on Drupalize.Me that will serve as a good refresher for how/where fields are used in Drupal: