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Odoo 12 Development Cookbook - Third Edition

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

IoT Box

With version 12, Odoo has added support for the Internet of Things (IoT). Odoo uses hardware called the IoT Box, which is used to connect devices such as the printer, caliper, and foot switch. In this chapter, you will learn how to set up and configure the IoT Box. Here, we'll cover the following topics:

  • Flashing the IoT Box image for Raspberry Pi
  • Connecting the IoT Box with the network
  • Adding the IoT Box to Odoo
  • Loading drivers and listing connected devices
  • Taking input from devices
  • Accessing the IoT Box through SSH
  • Configuring a point of sale

The IoT Box is a Raspberry Pi-based device. The recipes in this chapter are based on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, available at The IoT is the part of Enterprise edition, so you will need to use Enterprise edition to follow recipes in this chapter. Note that...