JERA Framework

JERA Framework - OpenERP and Joomla! integration framework

JERA Framework is OpenERP to Joomla! CMS integration solution with many common features seamlessly connected.


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Framework is well suited for creating various Joomla! based:

  • sites, displaying OpenERP bound information in a custom designed layout;
  • company website gathering user input from OpenERP native forms;
  • b2b and b2c e-commerce sites;
  • customized OpenERP web-interfaces;
  • self service CRM portals;
  • sites presenting up-to-date product catalogues directly from OpenERP system;
  • simple site receiving a contact information from prospects.

Preconfigured functional packages ond custom built solutions

There are number of ways to use JERA Framework - installing a common, well defined functionalities shipped in a preconfigured packages, or a web portal, with a custom interface, built exclusivelly for the company.

Technical features:

  • OpenERP data display on Joomla! web page in realtime two-way on-line mode;
  • OpenERP data integration on Joomla! menu, component, module;
  • Use native OpenERP menu items in native Joomla! menu modules;
  • Multi-language integration - use OpenERP native translations seamlessly (menu, component, module, views);
  • Locale integration - specific display of data per each locale;
  • Integrated user accounts by connecting user accounts from both systems - separate or same passwords;
  • On login, transparent (optional) creation of pre-existent Joomla! users in OpenERP, according to profile;
  • Display native OpenERP tree and form views on Joomla! component;
  • Coloured row support in native OpenERP tree views;
  • Button widget functionality in tree views;
  • Serve your OpenERP downloadable reports to your on-line community - best integration with Aeroo Reports engine (ODT/ODS/DOC/XLS/PDF/HTML/TXT/EPL2 and other);
  • Serve your OpenERP HTML reports as Joomla! component and module content - best integration with Aeroo Reports engine;
  • Use native OpenERP search views on your Joomla! component;
  • Configurable Joomla! search integration to OpenERP's name_search functionality;
  • SEF URL support;
  • Caching functionality for better performance;
  • Native Joomla! pagination with your OpenERP data;
  • "Skinable" content - Joomla! native stylesheet classes integration;
  • Outstanding performance in displaying your data;
  • Joomla! breadcrumbs on your component;
  • Set Joomla! breadcrumbs from a HTML report;
  • Add CSS stylesheets from a HTML report;
  • Add cookies from a HTML report;
  • Access HTTP (GET/POST) request parameters in OpenERP through context;
  • Cookie and other meta-info integration;
  • Tunable multilevel data drilldown (single/double click) on HTML reports and tree views;
  • Support for native OpenERP Form view (only simple fields supported - char, text, boolean, selection, basic date & datetime, basic float, basic integer, binary, r/o m2o, r/o o2m and m2m);
  • Support for native OpenERP Form view's design elements - label, group, newline, separator, notebook/page, tooltips;
  • Support for native OpenERP Form view's data bound design elements - image/picture, char, text, boolean, selection, progressbar, date, datetime, float, integer, binary, r/o m2o, e-mail, link;
  • Functional many2one widget;
  • Dynamic "states" & "attrs" feature ("invisible", "readonly", etc.) on Form views;
  • Dynamic "on-change" feature on Form views;
  • Additional data bound widgets on Form view - label, radiobutton;
  • Additional data bound widgets on Tree view - image;
  • Calendar report;
  • OpenERP buttons (CSS classed) on tree views in Joomla!;
  • Support for native OpenERP wizards;
  • Insecure Direct Object Reference attack prevention;
  • Cros site scripting (XSS) attack prevention;
  • Reusable Captcha visual challenge-response test;
  • AJAX ready;
  • Integration with JERA InfoWell;

Versions supported:

OpenERP 6.0.x / 6.1.x / 7.0.x <-> Joomla! 1.5.x / 2.5.x



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