|Products and services that support and extend the Helix paradigm|
References on this page recognize the contributions that these companies and individuals have made and continue to make to advancing the Helix state-of-the-art. They do not constitute an endorsement by QSA ToolWorks. (Links to our own material are also included where appropriate.)
Please note that most of the links below take you out of our website.
CLH Ware — Chuck Hinkle conducts live training classes two or three times a year.
Helix Advanced Techniques on DVD — Chuck’s complete advanced techniques course on three DVDs plus a CD-ROM of examples and techniques. Created by CLH Ware, sold exclusively by QSA ToolWorks.
DataPixel Online Training — Online classes for beginner and intermediate designers. Created by Kevin Williams.
Helix FTP site — Browse the Helix ftp site for samples, downloads, and documents that may help you with Helix. Samples provided by QSA ToolWorks staff and many Helix users.
The Helix List — An independently operated email discussion list where users and developers exchange ideas, questions, solutions, techniques and workarounds related to Helix products. Archives can be searched via the Google Groups mirror.
Qilan — Qilan ("Kee-lan"), by Common Ground Softworks, enables a Helix application to communicate via the web using OS X servers. Helix retrieval/storage can be incorporated into JSP pages, so developers can utilize JSP technology along with Helix connectivity. Qilan demo page.
Apple events API — Downloadable API that shows how to write Apple event code to communicate with Helix. Includes samples from the PowerMover code.
Java — Downloadable API for communicating with Helix via Java. Written by Tim Hingeley and donated to the Helix community as freeware.
Frontier — Downloadable API for communicating with Helix via UserLand Frontier. Written by Steve Keller and updated by Ryan Wilcox.
Evalix — Evalix, by DataPixel Software, examines Collections and gives analyses of their structural content.
Helix Maintenance Manager — The successor to DataBright Management Systems' Database Chequer, is used to make backups and run the Helix Utilities automatically without an attendant. (This is a QSA ToolWorks product.)
Rezilla — An OS X native resource editor. Editing resources is one way to tweak programs, including Helix.
ResEdit — The Classic resource editor from Apple.
Stuffit Expander — Unstuff old (Classic and early OS X) installation packages, manuals, and other files.