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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)

Chapter 5: Basic Server-Side Development

In Chapter 4, Application Models, we saw how to declare or extend business models in custom modules. The recipes in that chapter covered writing methods for computed fields, as well as methods to constrain the values of fields. This chapter focuses on the basics of server-side development in Odoo method definitions, recordset manipulation, and extending inherited methods. With this, you will be able to add/modify business logins in the Odoo module.

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Defining model methods and using API decorators
  • Reporting errors to the user
  • Obtaining an empty recordset for a different model
  • Creating new records
  • Updating values of recordset records
  • Searching for records
  • Combining recordsets
  • Filtering recordsets
  • Traversing recordset relations
  • Sorting recordsets
  • Extending the business logic defined in a model
  • Extending write() and create()
  • Customizing...