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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), Odoo.sh, 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)

Getting a backup of your instance

Backups are essential for the production server. Odoo.sh provides a built-in backup facility. In this recipe, we will illustrate how you can download and restore backups from Odoo.sh.

How to do it...

In the production branch, you can access the full information about the backups from the BACKUPS tab at the top. This will display a list of backups:

Figure 19.17 – Backups manager

From the buttons at the top, you can carry out backup operations, such as downloading the dump, performing a manual backup, or restoring from a backup. A database backup can take a long time, so it will be done in the background. You will have a notification on the bell icon at the top when it gets completed.

How it works...

Odoo automatically takes a backup of your production instance daily. Odoo also takes an automatic backup whenever you merge a new development branch and update the module. You can also perform a manual backup from...