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Friday, November 28, 2008

[ANN] Release of OpenERP 5.0.0-rc1

Hi Folks,

We have the pleasure to announce the first release candidate of OpenERP 5.0

There is a lot of bug fixes and improvements for this release.

You will find the Windows installers and the tarball archives on OpenERP download page.
The web client (a.k.a eTiny) will be available with the next release.

You can contribute to OpenERP on LaunchPad.

* OpenObject Project on LaunchPad:
* Translations: (currently not up to date, stay tunes for news)
* Bug Reporting:
* Feature Request:

You can still get the source using bazaar:
$> bzr clone lp:openerp
$> mkdir trunk
$> cd openerp
$> ./ ../trunk

For more information, take a look on the wiki and the forum.

The Tiny Team,

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Improvement for the win-installer-trunk

With the version 5.0.0-alpha of OpenERP, there is a new branch with all dependencies, to create a new installer for Windows from scratch.

But there were some problems with the dependencies, especially
pydot, reportlab, pychart and pytz.

I created an unofficial installer for pydot 1.0.2 and pytz 2008i.

Also, don't forget that there is a bug in the matplotlib 0.9.3 package. I repeat, this bug does not come from OpenERP. There is a bug report for this version, and I expect a new version with the fix.
Don't panic, because there is a small fix in my installers :-)

Thursday, November 6, 2008

OpenERP released

I have the pleasure to announce the release of OpenERP (stable).

This release contains an update of the french translation and some fixes for the printing of reports and the attachment.

ChangeLog Server:

* Bugfix for a divide by zero
* Update the french translation

ChangeLog Client:

* Fix with the printer on Windows
* Fix a bug with the reports

Download Links:

Monday, November 3, 2008

ThisIt is an important date - OpenERP 5.0 alpha is present !!!

Hi Folks!

The new major version of OpenERP contains a new installer for Windows

  • It checks if there is a previous installation of OpenERP

  • If there is a previous installation of PostgreSQL, does not overwrite the current installation

  • this installer comes with PostgreSQL 8.3

  • You can install only one instance of each component (Client, Server)

You will find three installers

You can download it at this address and send your bug report to LaunchPad

Don't forget that you can contribute to OpenERP with LaunchPad !
How To Contribute

Monday, September 15, 2008

Special Day - It is my BirthDay ;-)

Today, 15th September, I am 28 years old ;-)

Happy Birthday to me ;)

Thursday, September 4, 2008

How to install OpenERP on OpenBSD ! [2]

About my previous post, I forgot to give the URL of the website !

I am sorry,

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

How to install OpenERP on OpenBSD !

Thank you to Sascha Welter for this tutorial,

Don't forget this very important sentence:
"As OpenERP is OpenSource, please feel free to contribute."

How to contribute ? You can find more information on this wiki page

With your contribution, you improve my favorite Open Source ERP.
I know I work on OpenERP, but I believe in this project !!!

Thank you for your contribution

Sunday, August 17, 2008

OMG! OpenERP has been eated by the Alien


I created a subreddit for OpenERP. I think it is very interresting, because you can get all posts talking about OpenERP.

Don't hesitate to contribute and submit your own links

What ???? False == True !!

Python 2.5.2 (r252:60911, Jul 31 2008, 17:31:22)
[GCC 4.2.3 (Ubuntu 4.2.3-2ubuntu7)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> print False
>>> False=True
>>> print False
>>> False == True

Can you explain me why 'False' can to be 'True' ?

False is not defined as a keyword but as global variable.

But in Python 3, it will become a keyword !

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

OpenObject has been launched !

Hello Everyone,

We are glad to announce the launch of OpenObject, an open source
framework based on Python that lets you build your entreprise
applications extremely fastly and easily.

It includes an ORM, a Workflow engine, several report designers, a MDX
engine, a dashboard designer, a module system, an automated migration
engine, and much more...

Various projects related to the framework have been hosted on under the OpenObject umbrella for better collaboration
with the OpenERP community (centralized bug tracker, translations,
blueprints and more).




Thanks to Amit Mendapara for this announce,

Monday, August 4, 2008

How to get the trunk version from launchpad.

I want to explain you how to get the trunk version of OpenERP from Launchpad with Bazaar.

For the community, if you want to get the source, there is a public access to the repository.
$> mkdir projects
$> cd projects

Get a clone of each repository

$> bzr clone lp:~openerp/openobject-server/trunk server
$> bzr clone lp:~openerp/openobject-client/trunk client
$> bzr clone lp:~openerp/openobject-client-web/trunk client-web
$> bzr clone lp:~openerp/openobject-addons/trunk addons

Link the addons to the server

$> ln -s addons/* server/bin/addons

If you want to get a clone of the extra-addons repository, you can execute this command

$> bzr clone lp:~openerp-commiter/openobject-addons/trunk-extra-addons extra-addons

Cool, you have the last version of the trunk !

For more information, see the wiki page: HowToContribute

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Technical Trainer ;-)

Since two weeks, I am a Technical Trainer for OpenERP, based mainly in France, I like to explain the base of OpenERP ;-) How to create a new module, with reports, with wizards, with workflow, etc....

It's very funny because I can receive the critics of my client, and improve OpenERP automatically ;-) cool

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Community Days - Meeting 2008

Preparing the next stable version of OpenERP.
Focusing on the simplification and ergonomics of the system: improving the tool and the quality of the software (It means improving existing tool and not working on new modules)
Improving communication and development processes between the community and partners.

Targets :
Developers: Who will develop and follow the guidance fixed by the work group on particular the subjects.
Consultants / Professionals: who will bring their reflections in terms of professional competence. We would like to benefit, on priority basis, from the presence of Accountants (accounting experts) who will help us improve the competence of the software in that field.
The software users (confirmed and non-confirmed): who can provide us with feedback on their experiences and contribute towards the global reflection on improving the software.
Our partners: who will bring their expertise in the integration of the software in different companies.
General users/contributors: We will also focus on improving works between the 3 actors: edtior/partner/community: better workflow to process patch, bugs and feature requests.

Community Days

Monday, June 16, 2008

Belgian OpenERP Team

New developers, new snap ;-)

So I present you the Belgian OpenERP Team.

From left to right,
Boys: Olivier, Stephane, Quentin, Christophe, Alain, Fabian, Frederic, Fabien
Girls: Cecile, Phuong, Najlaâ
Dog: Lilo

I'm very happy to work with my new team,

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Reporting: RML - define a height for each row

I would like to speak about a very small patch than I committed on trunk. This patch helps to define the row's height for each column dynamically in the reporting system.

Before, If you want to define an height you have to specify a value in the rowHeights parameter of a blockTable.

<blockTable rowHeights="10,10">

So as you can see, the problem comes from the rowHeights parameter where you have to specify the height of each row.

Now with this patch you can define a height for each row.

<blockTable rowHeights="10">