I am trying to get core helper in magento 2. In Magento 1, I was using -

<?php $_coreHelper = $this->helper('core');
/* @var $_coreHelper Mage_Core_Helper_Data */ ?>

Is there any way to use core helper in magento 2, like this?

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You can do the following in your template:


But it is not a good practice, see details here: Magento 2: proper use of helpers

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