Odoo Development Essentials

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  • Set up a development environment and manage your Odoo instances and databases
  • Develop from a remote Workstation such as Windows using Odoo
  • Create your first Odoo application and get acquainted with the development workflow
  • Build module extensions and understand the inheritance mechanisms
  • Use XML and CSV data files and external IDs to load and export data for your business applications
  • Structure the application data model using Odoo's Object Relation Mapping (ORM) capabilities
  • Design effective user interfaces using forms, lists, and kanban views
  • Integrate Odoo with other systems using the external API
  • Deploy Odoo and your business application for production use

Odoo is a powerful and fast-growing business application platform. Beginning with setting up the development environment, this book will then guide you through a practical journey to build feature-rich business applications.

With the aim of jumpstarting your Odoo proficiency level, from no specific knowledge to application development readiness, you will be set on the path of developing your first Odoo application. Then, you will move on to topics such as models and views and understanding and using server APIs to add business logic, which will lay a solid foundation for advanced topics.

The book concludes with a guide to Odoo interaction and how to use the Odoo API from other programs, all of which will enable you to efficiently integrate applications with other external systems.

  • Leverage the powerful and rapid development Odoo framework to build the perfect app for your business needs
  • Learn to use models, views, and business logic to assemble solid business applications effectively
  • Get up and running with Odoo and integrate it with external data and applications using this easy-to-follow guide
Page Count 214
Course Length 6 hours 25 minutes
ISBN 9781784392796
Date Of Publication 5 Apr 2015


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.