Developing Barcode Applications in Odoo 10
Odoo developers and partners who implement Inventory or Manufacturing operations will often run into situations in which customizing barcode operations will improve operation efficiency. In this video we demonstrate how you can create a custom Odoo barcode application to implement a price kiosk.
Using Odoo's Barcode Framework
If you are familiar with Odoo development you can get started writing your own custom barcode applications. By using the correct view syntax you can quickly integrate bar codes into any Odoo application.
Creating a Price Kiosk
Often in various department stores it is a great customer service feature to have price kiosks where customers can look up prices. This video uses this practical business example to show you how to build a simple price kiosk.
Integrating Barcode Hardware
Odoo's framework makes it easy to use a variety of barcode scanners. The most common barcode scanner is usually a USB scanner. These can be hooked up to PC's or tablets.
How to create custom barcode applications in Odoo
In order to accomplish this with the Odoo framework we must first setup a listener for the barcode to watch for the barcode event. When that event is triggered we can then send the data from the barcode along to the appropriate function. The video walks you through the code required to setup this kind of barcode functionality.