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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)

Sorting recordsets

When you fetch a recordset with the search() method, you can pass an optional argument order to get a recordset that's in a particular order. This is useful if you already have a recordset from a previous bit of code and you want to sort it. It may also be useful if you use a set operation to combine two recordsets, for example, which would cause the order to be lost.

This recipe shows you how to use the sorted() method to sort an existing recordset. We will sort books by release date.

Getting ready

We will reuse the model that was shown in the Creating new records recipe in this chapter.

How to do it...

You need to perform the following steps to get the sorted recordset of books based on release_date:

  1. Define a method called sort_books_by_date():
        def sort_books_by_date(self, books): 
  2. Use the sorted() method, as in the given example, to sort book records based on...