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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)

Creating an account

In this recipe, we will create an account and an empty repository for the custom add-ons.

Getting ready

For this recipe, you will need a GitHub account on which you can add custom modules. You will also need an subscription code. If you are an Odoo partner, you will get a free subscription code. Otherwise, you will need to purchase it from

How to do it...

Follow these steps to create an account:

  1. Open and click on Sign in in the top menu. This will redirect you to the GitHub page:

    Figure 19.1 – GitHub authentication

  2. Give authorization to your repositories, which will redirect you back to Fill in the form to deploy the instance:

    Figure 19.2 – Create an instance

  3. This will deploy the instance and you will be redirected to the control panel. Wait for the build status to be successful; then, you can connect to your...