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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 9: Backend Views

In all previous chapters, you have seen the server and database side of Odoo. In this chapter, you will see the UI side of Odoo. You will learn how to create different types of views. Aside from the views, this chapter also covers other components, such as action buttons, menu, and widgets, which will help you make your application more user-friendly. After completing this chapter, you will be able to design the UI of an Odoo backend. Note that this chapter does not cover the website part of Odoo; we have a separate chapter for that.

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Adding a menu item and window actions
  • Having an action open a specific view
  • Adding content and widgets to a form view
  • Adding buttons to forms
  • Passing parameters to forms and actions – context
  • Defining filters on record lists – domain
  • Defining list views
  • Defining search views
  • Adding a search filter side panel
  • Changing...