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Introductions

Quick hands-on introductions to individual aspects of the Helma Javascript Web Application Framework. These introductions assume that you have Helma installed on your local machine and refer to the "welcome" app as an example application, which is included as part of the Helma download packages.

Tools

Quick hands-on introductions to development tools of the Helma Javascript Web Application Framework. These introductions refer to the tools included in the Helma download packages.

Reference

Detailed reference of objects and methods available both in the built-in scripting environment and as part of the optional modules included in the Helma download packages.

Properties Files

References and examples for files containing metadata for database-connections as well as server- and application-wide settings.

Request-Response-Cycle

This part of the guide walks you through Helma's web and rendering framework.

Object-Relational Mapping Guide

This collection of documents describes the property file syntax used to map persistent HopObjects to relational database tables.

Object-Relational Mapping Tutorial

This tutorial walks you through setting up Helma and implementing a simple addressbook application that stores its data inside a relational database.

Deployment Guides

A collection of guides involving installation, setup and other practical issues.

Helma Documentation in DocBook format

Covering all aspects of Helma, although it isn't finished yet, it should be useful for Helma developers of all levels of expertise.