Perforce Helix Core meets the need!
March 01, 2021

Perforce Helix Core meets the need!

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Perforce Helix Core

We use Perforce Helix Core across the entire organization. We leverage it for source control on all of our corporate products, all internal applications, and to store custom code and configuration which we or our partners create I association with product implementations at hospital and Healthcare sites around the world. We have created automated systems to allow implementation configuration items changed by clinical users to be versions behind the scenes without their requiring any technical knowledge on how to use Helix clients.
  • Intelligent integration between branches.
  • Simple CLI for scripting.
  • Easy to use web portal for code reviews.
  • Options for integrating changes between classic depots and graph depots (Helix4Git).
  • Provide REST APIs for fetching or manipulating data in Helix Core (e.g. Jobs, changelist queries, etc.).
  • Decreased our implementation costs by allowing versioning and back out of customizations made in the field.
  • saves developers time through automation of changes between branches - they think less of the plumbing and have more time to write code.
  • Downside is training/managing expectations of new developers who come in assuming they will use Git.
I am only starting with BiBucket and do not yet have sufficient experience to draw upon for comparison.

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We have found it to be well-suited in all cases except those where Developers are highly predisposed to only using Git. For this case we are starting to experiment with Helix4Git and hope that this will make management easier and at some point he hope for clean integration paths between Git and Classic depots so that development teams can collaborate on code even while differing on the source control paradigm they prefer to use.