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Apache OFBiz Cookbook by Ruth Hoffman

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Putting it all together with a data model example

Since OFBiz comes with over 900 entities and a ready-made database schema defining the relationships of those entities to one another, we would be hard pressed to find a business situation where the existing data model doesn't meet most of our needs. The OFBiz data model includes entities and entity relationship definitions for everything from managing users, whether they be customers, suppliers, vendors, or the system administrator, to selling products and controlling inventory, handling accounting, creating invoices, and even modeling complex workflow scenarios.

Since the goal of this section is to take you from the conception of a new business idea through an implementation using Entity Engine ...

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