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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)

The in-memory cache – ormcache

The Odoo framework provides the ormcache decorator to manage the in-memory cache. In this recipe, we will explore how you can manage the cache for your functions.

How to do it...

The classes of this ORM cache are available at /odoo/tools/ In order to use these in any file, you will need to import them as follows:

from odoo import tools

After importing the classes, you can use the ORM cache decorators. Odoo provides different types of in-memory cache decorator. We'll take a look at each of these in the following sections.


This one is the simplest and most-used cache decorator. You need to pass the parameter name upon which the method's output depends. The following is an example method with the ormcache decorator:

def fetch_mode_data(self, mode):
    # some calculations
    return result

When you call this method for the...