I'm trying to create a paragraphs field on a node programmatically. This is what I've found for Drupal 7: https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/188192/how-to-create-paragraphs-item-programmatically , but that is not working for me in Backdrop. Here is the error I receive:
Error: Call to undefined function entity_save() in ParagraphsItemEntity->save() (line 429 of /app/web/modules/contrib/paragraphs/ParagraphsItemEntity.inc). Drush command terminated abnormally due to an unrecoverable error.
This requires the entity_metadata_wrapper module. In D7 the entity_save() function comes with the entity module, but in Backdrop that function doesn't exist outside of the entity_metadata_wrapper module.
With that module installed, the code should basically be the same. Here is another example that worked for me: