7 Questions to Ask Tryton ERP Developer
Tryton ERP Compared to Alternatives
Tryton is an enterprise resource planning platform built with Python and PostgreSQL. This combination of technologies provides a solid base from which to customize solutions for a variety of businesses. Hiring for the framework is similar to hiring talent for other ERP roles such as OpenERP developer.
Using this ERP for your business brings with it many advantages. The strengths of the underlying technologies, for example, guarantee platform stability. With the release of Tryton 4.4. in 2017, the entire ERP server stack is now able to run on the latest version of Python 3.
The result is that software you build today will be able to run and profit your business for decades. Before you hire a Triton Developer, however, use this guide to understand how to interview Tryton developers. This guide will work for full time roles, freelancers, or outstaffing agencies.
Tryton Developer Capabilities
Given the versatility of this ERP as a business platform, its developers fulfill many roles. Typically, Tryton developers are in demand at large companies that need software to automate business processes. Everything from finance to sales can be automated and managed through the platform. Tryton ERP developers customize the software and develop code that meets the particular needs of your business. The core Tryton software comes with multiple modules for separate business functions. These include:
- Lead management
- Project management
Tryton vs Odoo, ERPNext, And Others
This ERP compares very favorably to alternatives such as Odoo and ERPNext. On the software review website Capterra, Tryton boasts an overall rating of 4.5/5 stars. This puts it ahead of other ERP solutions such as Oracle ERP Cloud, Microsoft Dynamics and Odoo.
Tryton receives positive appraisals for its combination of features and open source license. The similarity with Odoo and ERPNext is in the use of Python. In addition, these last projects are also open source. Tryton has the use of PostgreSQL in common with Odoo. It should be noted, however, that Odoo and ERPNext have bigger communities.
To evaluate a prospective Tryton ERP Developer accurately, you can use the following set of questions.
#1 “Can You Explain What Is Tryton-ERP? What Is ERP System in General and Explain Which Architecture Represents Tryton-ERP?”
Answer: Tryton is a high-level general purpose computer application platform which provides an enterprise resource planning (ERP) business solution.
ERP in general means an integrated system which improves business processes. It’s usually taken to manage, organize, store, and collect any business data. The features of the software help to cover many business activities.
Tryton-ERP represents a three-tier system which consists of Tryton Client, Tryton Server and database management system.
Additional commentary: This is understanding of Tryton’s main concepts.
#2 “What Are the Modules in Tryton-ERP? Can You Name for Which Areas/Tasks of the Business There Are Tryton-ERP Modules?”
Answer: Modules are the main independent parts of an application. They provide a coverage of functional fields like Accounting, Invoicing, Sale Management, Purchase Management, Analytic Accounting, Inventory management etc.
Additional commentary: Advanced modularity: the modularity allows a layered approach of the business concepts along with flexibility, which speeds up custom development.
#3 “Can I Use SQL and No-SQL Databases to Work with Tryton-ERP?”
Answer: Developers can use only SQL databases (mainly Postgres).
#4 “What Is the Name of the Web Client for Tryton-ERP? What Can You Tell About Him?”
Answer: Tryton web client names: SAO. It’s a web implementation of Tryton desktop application (it means you can run your app without installing desktop version in browser).
#5 “Which API Protocols Are Implemented in Tryton-ERP?”
Answer: In general Tryton supports xml-rpc and json-rpc, and in some versions net-rpc.
#6 “In What Format Can I Generate Reports in the Tryton-ERP Client?”
Answer: Tryton report engine can generate only ODT and PDF format.
#7 “What Products Do You Know That Are Based on Tryton?”
Answer: A very prominent example is GNU Health, a free Health and Hospital Information System based on Tryton.
Ascertain the Developer’s Experience Level
To ascertain the developer’s prior experience with the software, you can ask the following questions:
Q: “What Successful ERP Implementations Have You Completed and for Which Clients?”
Given the complexity of Tryton tools, developing with inexperienced teams can be disadvantageous. Less experienced candidates write more bug-prone code. Furthermore, when tricky situations crop up, as they inevitably do, it will be harder for them to troubleshoot problems correctly. You can mitigate this risk by hiring developers who have more experience, across multiple ERP projects. The more successful client projects they have handled in the past, the better prepared they are to help you succeed.
Q: “What Was Your Most Challenging ERP Integration and How Did You Make It Successful?”
The best ERP developers are not just good team members, but take responsibility for the technology. They demand more responsibility and make sure their actions contribute to the success of the project. Ask the developer for how they contributed to past projects in order to gauge their level of responsibility. In addition, you can ask them to compare Tryton vs ERPNext or other Tryton framework alternatives.
Developing Your Tryton ERP Project With Mobilunity
If you’d like to get Tryton ERP projects developed with a high guarantee of success, you should inquire with Mobilunity. We are a team of highly skilled Tryton ERP developers and project managers. The Mobilunity has successfully implemented Tryton solutions for clients across a range of industries.
Located in the tech center of Kiev, Ukraine, Mobilunity serves clients from major Western centers like London, Berlin, and New York. Working with us improves project quality while lowering your overall development costs. Send us your inquiry now to find out how we can help you.