Fast track your development skills to build resourceful, open-source business applications with Odoo 11
Discover the latest technical capabilities in Odoo 11 while you build your own appProgram business logic and manipulate data to implement specific business rules in your applicationsImplement automated tests to add modules and techniques and debug module business logic
Odoo continues to gain worldwide momentum as the best platform for open source ERP installations. Now, with Odoo 11, you have access to an improved GUI, performance optimization, integrated in-app purchase features, and a fast-growing community to help transform and modernize your business. With this practical guide, you will cover all the new features that Odoo 11 has to offer to build and customize business applications, focusing on the publicly available community edition.
We begin with setting up a development environment, and as you make your way through the chapters, you will learn to build feature-rich business applications. With the aim of jump-starting your Odoo proficiency level, from no specific knowledge to application development readiness, you will develop your first Odoo application. We then move on to topics such as models and views, and understand how to use server APIs to add business logic, helping to lay a solid foundation for advanced topics.
The book concludes with Odoo interactions and how to use the Odoo API from other programs, all of which will enable you to efficiently integrate applications with other external systems.
What you will learn
Install Odoo from sourceManage Odoo server instancesCreate a new Odoo application from scratch covering the most frequently used elementsDevelop new models and use inheritance to extend/modify existing modelsUse ORM methods, both in the Odoo server and from external clientsCreate Kanban views using QWeb effectivelyDevelop custom web and website CMS pagesUse external API to integrate Odoo with external applications
Who this book is for
Odoo 11 Development Essentials caters to developers who are familiar with Python and MVC design and now want to build effective business applications using Odoo.