This page should provide all the information you need to get started with ERP5.
It will show how to download ERP5 (there is only one version, one license,
following the principles of Free Software). It will provide links to
documentation and forums and help to get you on track implementing your own
solution or using the framework and possibly support services provided by
Nexedi, the creator
and maintainer of ERP5.
ERP5 is mostly built in Python, using the NEO transactional NoSQL database and a relational SQL database
External services provide acceleration (kumofs) and file conversion
order to simpify installation and configuration of components. You can install
ERP5 using the following methods:
Learning tracks consist of a sequence of lessons designed for a given target
audience and will help getting started with ERP5. The learning track for users,
OSOE (One Student One ERP), will demonstrate how ERP5 is used in day to day business activities.
The ERP5 documentation is keyword searchable
and also seperated into user and developer oriented
sections. Both aim to empower users to work with and develop ERP5 by describing
underlying principles and providing how-tos on specific topics. Active ERP5 development and source code is accessible on
Gitlab. Contribution guidelines
are part of the developer documentation guidelines.
- Tutorials - showing how to get started using ERP5.
- Howtos - explaining certain functions or ways to achieve tasks in more detail.
- FAQ - giving quick answers to questions mostly asked.
ERP5 has a dedicated Forum
which is used for internal communication and where we try to respond to
questions around working with ERP5. Before you post make sure you have
how to and
frequently asked questions. For bugs and issues please first check
how to debug ERP5.
Please include a screenshot and stack trace along with your message.
will support developers who want to learn ERP5 by providing
documentation and assisting with bugs and issues. Our aim is to empower users and
businesses to work with and develop ERP5 by themselves. However, we do not support
or provide help to businesses looking for a free-of-charge solution expecting free
service as well as integrators trying to use ERP5 without making the effort to
understanding and learning ERP5 in depth.