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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 8: Advanced Server-Side Development Techniques

In Chapter 5, Basic Server-Side Development, you saw how to write methods for a model class, how to extend methods from inherited models, and how to work with recordsets. This chapter will deal with more advanced topics, such as working with the environment of a recordset, calling a method upon a button click, and working with onchange methods. The recipes in this chapter will help you manage more complex business problems. You will learn how to create more interactive apps.

In this chapter, we will look at the following recipes:

  • Changing the user that performs an action
  • Calling a method with a modified context
  • Executing raw SQL queries
  • Writing a wizard to guide the user
  • Defining onchange methods
  • Calling onchange methods on the server side
  • Defining onchange with the compute method
  • Defining a model based on a SQL view
  • Adding custom settings options
  • Implementing init hooks