In this post we’ll explain modularity concepts in Openbravo Web POS and how to make Openbravo for Retail more flexible and adaptable. In particular, what items can be modularized in Openbravo Web POS and how to properly do it. Since Openbravo for Retail was launched we’ve been working very hard
Openbravo allows you now to print your own checks not only including the amount to pay in numbers but also in words and in the language required.To get that working it is necessary to install below listed modules:1. Check Printing module allows you to …
Now it is one month since Openbravo 3 was Generally Available released. But what about people using Openbravo 2.50? Should they continue using 2.50 for the next few years? The answer is NO… Now it is very easy to upgrade to Openbravo 3 for all of them! From 2.50 MP31 (which is currently in QA Approved maturity […]
April 2011 Module Development Highlights
Great Example of Web-based Integration!
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Today im going to show you a simple module that will integrate Openbravo ERP with Zoho reports. The aim is to set up a background process sending data from the ERP to Zoho. Then, after creating custom reports on Zoho, publish them in your Openbravo ERP workspace so that relevant data for your company is always on hand.
- Zoho user account (free)
- Zoho integration module for Openbravo ERP 3.0
Setting up the data transfer
First of all you need to have a new database in Zoho reports.
- Zoho database (the one you created in the previous step)
- Zoho API key
- Zoho username
- Zoho password
- Import type: Choose between “Delete all and import data”, “Append” or “Update”.
- Zoho Table (this process will create this table in Zoho Reports)
- HQL query. (In this example I created a simple query for “Sales by Organization”
- Openbravo widgets
- Openbravo Process Scheduler
- Openbravo – Hibernate integration
Openbravo is pleased to announce the availability of a new “Advanced Asset Management” module.
An asset is a long-term item held for business use . The companies are allowed to depreciated an asset within its economic life time which at the end means an allocation of its cost as a way of reflecting its progressive lost in value.
The advanced asset management pack for Openbravo 2.50 allows companies to benefit from the following capabilities (among others):
acquire assets and keep its corresponding “asset” and “inventory” information within the same asset card, including subsidy allocation if any
manage subsides and generate a “parallel” subsidies amortization
get a “to do” list of the purchased and/or sold assets which might require to be managed by the asset management team
manage assets making them part of an asset class to be depreciated based on the same depreciation rules and accounting information
book “asset” specific movements such as: appreciation, special depreciation, manual depreciation and storno depreciation
keep track of the current value of an asset, and therefore depreciated amounts
get a list of all the asset/s movements booked in the system
“Advanced Asset Management” is a commercial module available on Openbravo ERP from 2.50 MP22 by installing the “Advanced Asset Management Pack”:
Advanced asset management pack contains below modules:
Advanced asset management, which is the key asset management functionality.
Advanced asset management TODO list, which provides asset management team with a “to do” list of purchased and sold assets.
Advanced asset Special Documents, which allows the end-user to manually register and post asset specific movements such as: appreciation, manual depreciation, special depreciation and storno depreciation.
Reports for Advanced Assets Management, which helps the end-user to get a list of every “financial” and/or “asset specific” movements of an asset.
How to install it
Advanced asset management pack as well as the advanced asset management module can be installed from the Central Repository at the application path: “General Setup || Application || Module Management”.
How it works
The advanced asset management pack allows companies to acquire, manage and dispose assets.
Asset management team will be able to run the “Asset To Do List Updater” process and get a list of the “financial” purchase invoices containing assets accounts and the corresponding asset cards if any.
Once an asset has been created, the asset management team can run the depreciation plan of the asset from its asset card to be later on posted in the “Depreciation” window.
Finally an asset could also be disposed. The system will allow the financial people to book a “financial” sales invoice for the revenue of the asset sold.
Asset management team will run the “Asset To Do List Updater” process this time for the sales invoices. The system will “automatically” calculate the corresponding net book value of the asset.
Please be aware that this post is a brief summary about the “Advanced Asset Management” feature in Openbravo ERP. If you want to learn more about it, visit the project’s home page, and specially the project’s wiki where you will find the Functional and the Technical documentation of the project (English) and also the complete User Manual (English).
Standard OFX The module Standard OFX mainly used to import the bank statements from the OFX file. OFX format is widely used in banks for sending their client statement. Using the ofx file, Customer can import the bank statements and also customer can verify the bank statements with openbravo transactions statements. Open Financial Exchange Open […]
We are pleased to announce the availability of the new Credit Management – Dunning module.This module supports the creation of Dunning letters; reminder letters that are sent to customers that have sales invoices overdue for settlement.The Credit Manag…