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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)

Generating differently sized images

Large images can be troublesome for any website. They increase the size of web pages and consequently make them slower as a result. This leads to bad SEO rankings and visitor loss. In this recipe, we will explore how you can create images of different sizes; by using the right images, you can reduce the web page size and improve the page loading time.

How to do it...

You will need to inherit image.mixin in your model. Here is how you can add image.mixin to your model:

class LibraryBook(models.Model):
    _name = ''
    _description = 'Library Book'
    _inherit = ['image.mixin']

The mixin will automatically add five new fields to the books model to store images of different sizes. See the How it works… section to learn about all five fields.

How it works...

The image.mixin instance will automatically add five new binary...