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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)

Configuring a point of sale

The IoT Box works with point-of-sale applications. In this recipe, we will learn how to configure the IoT Box for point-of-sale applications.

Getting ready

Make sure the IoT Box is on and you have connected IoT Box to the same Wi-Fi network as the computer with the Odoo instance. Also, install the point-of-sale application if it is not already installed.

How to do it...

Perform the following steps to configure the IoT Box for the point-of-sale application:

  1. Open the point-of-sale application, and open Settings from the POS session dropdown:

    Figure 24.21 – POS session settings

  2. Click on the Settings button. You will be redirected to the Settings page. Search for the Connected Devices section and click on the IoT Box checkbox. This will enable more options:

    Figure 24.22 – Selecting IoT devices

  3. Select the devices that you want to use in a point-of-sale session. If you are going to use hardware, such as a barcode scanner...