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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)

Defining the map view

Odoo version 13 adds a new view called a map view. As its name suggests, it is used to show a map with a marker. They are very useful for on-site services.

Getting ready

In our example, we will continue using the my_project module from the previous recipe. We will create the new map view on for the customer of the task.The map view is part of the Odoo Enterprise edition, so you can't use it with the Community edition. If you are using the Enterprise edition, you need to add the web_map dependency in the manifest file of your module.

Odoo uses the API from to display maps in the view. In order to see the map in Odoo, you will need to generate the access token from the mapbox. Make sure you have generated an access token and set it in the Odoo configuration.

How to do it…

  1. Define a map view for the task model as follows:
    <record id="view_project_tasks_map" model="ir.ui.view">