About the Helix Core P4Python Developer Guide

This guide contains details about using the derived API for Python to create scripts that interact with Helix Core server. You can download the API from the Perforce web site. The derived API depends on the Helix C/C++ API. For details, see the Helix Core C/C++ Developer Guide.

What's new

For a complete list of what's new in this release, see the P4Python Release notes.

Python 2 support will be removed for the next release of P4Python

P4Python 2021.1 is the final release to support Python 2. The next release of P4Python will only support Python 3. This is part of our commitment to focus on supported technology platforms.

Additional help for Helix Core

Helix Core overview

See Solutions Overview: Helix Version Control System for an introduction to Helix Core concepts and capabilities.

Developer information

See Helix Core C/C++ Developer Guide for usage and reference information for the C/C++ programming interface to Helix Core.

Helix server administration

See Helix Core Server Administrator Guide for information on installation, configuration, and management of Helix server.

Command line client usage

See the Helix Core Server User Guide for information on how to use the Helix server Command Line Client.

Command reference

See the Helix Core P4 Command Reference for usage and reference for the Helix server command-line client.