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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)

The OCA odoorpc library

The Odoo Community Association (OCA) provides a Python library called odoorpc. This is available at The odoorpc library provides a user-friendly syntax from which to access Odoo data through RPC. It provides a similar syntax to the server. In this recipe, we will see how you can use the odoorpc library to perform operations through RPC.

Getting ready

The odoorpc library is registered on the Python package (PyPi) index. In order to use the library, you need to install it with the following command. You can use this in a separate virtual environment if you want:

pip install OdooRPC

In this recipe, we will do some basic operations using the odoorpc library. We will use the...