Release of OpenERP 7.0 will going to make a new benchmark in world of management software, is is in the final stage, yet date is not finalized. It has already started to impact a lot.
There is no doubt that OpenERP moving forward in order to meet the Fabien’s vision to “Be the world’s most used management soft” and “Be the worldwide leader in management soft”, in year 2013 his visions come to true.
In OpenERP 6.1, it was a small but good feature to store the system parameters in the ir.config_parameter model. It is basically store some of the important values like URL to access the web layer, Database creation date and time. It is very generic system works like configurations parameters.
Currently in 6.1 it seems that not many module are using this features, hope in the OpenERP 7.0 it can be used by many modules. You can see that currently it is used by only few values like database creating date and time, url of the web layer to access, and uuid mostly used by the edi module. There are other modules like webkit Report module (report_webkit) use to store the webkit path too.
This one here must be our proudest achievement for the v7.0.! We have been working on usability for 6.0. and 6.1., but we needed to step it up a notch. We are strong believers that using an ERP should not be a challenge. On the contrary, it should be an asset and utility for your business. That’s why, with v7.0. you can now go through a flow in about 10 clicks, with no documentation needed. The flows are set up in such a way that you are simply guided through the actions you have to take. Read More
In order to test you have to connect to the correct mail exchange server. You can find the host which accept the mail delivery based on the domain to which you are sending email. Lets take an example if you are sending email to openerp.com you can get email exchange server using below command.
This is not meant to be a marketing presentation that would show all the new features of OpenERP 7. This is a video from a curious community member having a look at a pre-alpha version still in development and giving his thoughts on it, and in that regard this video is great. Name a single other business software vendor besides OpenERP that allows anyone to test their development branches in a real time hosted environment? ..Exactly.