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Odoo 14 Development Cookbook - Fourth Edition

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

Odoo 14 Development Cookbook - Fourth Edition

5 (2)
By: Parth Gajjar, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn, Daniel Reis

Overview of this book

With its latest iteration, the powerful Odoo framework released a wide variety of features for rapid application development. This updated Odoo development cookbook will help you explore the new features in Odoo 14 and learn how to use them to develop Odoo applications from scratch. You'll learn about the new website concepts in Odoo 14 and get a glimpse of Odoo's new web-client framework, the Odoo Web Library (OWL). Once you've completed the installation, you'll begin to explore the Odoo framework with real-world examples. You'll then 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) applications. This book isn't just limited to backend development; you'll discover advanced JavaScript recipes for creating new views and widgets. As you progress, you'll learn about website development and become a quality Odoo developer by studying performance optimization, debugging, and automated testing. Finally, you'll delve into advanced concepts such as multi-website, In-App Purchasing (IAP),, the IoT Box, and security. By the end of the book, you'll have all the knowledge you need to build impressive Odoo applications and you'll be well versed in development best practices that will come in handy when working with the Odoo framework.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)

Chapter 11: Internationalization

Odoo supports multiple languages and allows different users to use different languages according to what they're most comfortable with. This is done through the built-in i18n features of Odoo. With string translations, Odoo also supports number format of date and time formatting too.

In this chapter, you will learn how you can enable multiple languages in Odoo and how to add translation files in your custom modules. This will improve the user experience of Odoo when understanding these new features.

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Installing a language and configuring user preferences
  • Configuring language-related settings
  • Translating texts through a web client user interface
  • Exporting translation strings to a file
  • Using gettext tools to make translations easier
  • Importing translation files into Odoo
  • Changing the custom language URL code for a website

Many of these actions can be...