Odoo Development Cookbook

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  • Install and manage Odoo environments and instances
  • Use Models to define your application's data structures
  • Add business logic to your applications
  • Implement automated tests and debug Odoo apps
  • Use back-end views to create a user interface
  • Get to know about the access security model and internationalization features
  • Develop front-end website features
  • Extend the web client with new widgets and features

Odoo is a full-featured open source ERP with a focus on extensibility. The flexibility and sustainability of open source is also a key selling point of Odoo. It is built on a powerful framework for rapid application development, both for back-end applications and front-end websites.

The book starts by covering Odoo installation and administration, and provides a gentle introduction to application development. It then dives deep into several of the areas that an experienced developer will need to use. You’ll learn implement business logic, adapt the UI, and extend existing features.

  • Each recipe stands by itself as much as possible, so that you can jump straight into the topics you prefer
  • The recipes included cover all the major development areas of Odoo and the most important techniques explained through real-life projects
  • From seasoned authors, learn the tricks of becoming a productive developer with the Odoo framework
Page Count 400
Course Length 12 hours 0 minutes
ISBN 9781785883644
Date Of Publication 28 Apr 2016


Holger Brunn

Holger Brunn has been a fervent open source advocate since he came into contact with the open source market sometime in the nineties. He has programmed for ERP and similar systems in different positions since 2001. For the last 10 years, he has dedicated his time to TinyERP, which became OpenERP and evolved into Odoo. Currently, he works at Therp BV in the Netherlands as a developer and is an active member of the Odoo Community Association (OCA).

Alexandre Fayolle

Alexandre Fayolle started working with Linux and free software in the mid 1990s and quickly became interested in the Python programming language. In 2012, he joined Camptocamp to share his expertise on Python, PostgreSQL, and Linux with the team implementing Odoo. He currently manages projects for Camptocamp and is strongly involved in the Odoo Community Association. In his spare time, he likes to play jazz on the vibraphone.

Daniel Reis

Daniel Reis has had a long career in the IT industry, mostly as a consultant implementing business applications in variety of sectors, and today works for Securitas, a multinational security services provider. He has been working with Odoo (formerly OpenERP) since 2010, is an active contributor to the Odoo Community Association projects, is currently a member of the board of the Odoo Community Association, and collaborates with ThinkOpen Solutions, a leading Portuguese Odoo integrator.