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Clipper is a programming language created in 1985.

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Clipper is an xBase compiler, which is a computer programming language, that is used to create software programs that originally operated primarily under MS-DOS. Although it is a powerful general-purpose programming language, it was primarily used to create database/business programs.. Read more on Wikipedia...


Example from hello-world:
? "Hello World"
// Hello World in Clipper ? "Hello World"
Example from Wikipedia:
USE Customer SHARED NEW clear @ 1, 0 SAY "CustNum" GET Customer->CustNum PICT "999999" VALID Customer->CustNum > 0 @ 3, 0 SAY "Contact" GET Customer->Contact VALID !empty(Customer->Contact) @ 4, 0 SAY "Address" GET Customer->Address READ

Language features

Feature Supported Example Token
Strings
"Hello world"
"
Comments
// A comment
Line Comments
// A comment
//
Semantic Indentation X

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