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Odoo Development Cookbook by Daniel Reis, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn

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Chapter 3. Creating Odoo Modules

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Creating and installing a new addon module
  • Completing the addon module manifest
  • Organizing the addon module file structure
  • Adding Models
  • Adding Menu Items and Views
  • Adding Access Security
  • Using scaffold to create a module

Introduction

All these components that we just mentioned will be addressed in detail in later chapters.

Now that we have a development environment and know how to manage Odoo server instances and databases, you can learn how to create Odoo addon modules.

Our main goal here is to understand how an addon module is structured and the typical incremental workflow to add components to it.

For this chapter, you are expected to have Odoo installed and to follow ...

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