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

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Chapter 12. Automation and Workflows

In this chapter, we will show cover the following topics:

  • Using Kanban stages and features
  • Creating server actions
  • Adding messaging and tracking features
  • Using Python code server actions
  • Using automated actions on time conditions
  • Using automated actions on event conditions
  • Inspecting built-in workflows

Introduction

Business applications are expected not only to store records, but also to manage business workflows. Odoo includes a workflow engine, but it is increasingly used less in later versions of the product. Instead, automation rules and Kanban boards are used whenever possible.

The automation rules are most relevant for customization than for new addon modules development, but developers should still be familiar ...

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