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Odoo 12 Development Cookbook - Third Edition

By : Parth Gajjar, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn, Daniel Reis
Book Image

Odoo 12 Development Cookbook - Third Edition

By: Parth Gajjar, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn, Daniel Reis

Overview of this book

Odoo is a powerful framework known for rapid application development. Its latest release, Odoo 12, introduces tons of new features. With this book, you’ll learn how to develop powerful Odoo applications from scratch, using all the latest features. This Odoo cookbook starts by covering Odoo installation and deployment on the server. Next, you’ll explore the Odoo framework with real-world examples. You’ll create a new Odoo module from the ground up and progress to advanced framework concepts. You’ll also learn how to modify existing applications, including Point of Sale (POS). This book is not just limited to backend development; the advanced JavaScript recipes for creating new views and widgets will help you build beautiful UI elements. As you move forward, you’ll gain insights into website development and become a quality Odoo developer by studying performance optimization, debugging, and automated tests. Finally, you’ll learn the latest concepts like multi-website, In-App Purchasing (IAP),, and IoT Box. By the end of the book, you’ll have all the knowledge you need to build powerful Odoo applications. The development best practices used in this book will undoubtedly come handy when you are working with the Odoo framework.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)


When it comes to developing large applications, automated test cases are a good practice for improving the reliability of your module. This makes your module more robust. Every year, Odoo releases a new version of its software, and automated test cases are very helpful in detecting regression in your application, which may have been generated due to a version upgrade. Luckily, an Odoo framework comes with different automated testing utilities. Odoo includes the following three main types of tests:

  • Python test case: Used to test Python business logic
  • JavaScript QUnit test: Used to test JavaScript implementation in Odoo
  • Tours: Integration test to check that Python and JavaScript work with each other properly

In this chapter, we will look at all of these test cases in detail. In order to cover all of test cases in the same module, we have created a small module....