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Odoo Development Essentials by Daniel Reis

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Chapter 8. QWeb – Creating Kanban Views and Reports

QWeb is a template engine used by Odoo. It is XML based and is used to generate HTML fragments and pages. QWeb was first introduced in version 7.0 to enable richer kanban views, and with version 8.0, is also used for report generation and CMS website pages.

Here you will learn about the QWeb syntax and how to use it to create your own kanban views and custom reports.

To understand kanban boards, kanban is a word of Japanese origin that is used to represent a work queue management method. It takes inspiration from the Toyota Production System and Lean Manufacturing, and has become popular in the software industry with its adoption in Agile methodologies.

The kanban board is a tool to visualize the ...

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