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DBase is an open source application created in 1979.

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dBase (also stylized dBASE) was one of the first database management systems for microcomputers, and the most successful in its day. The dBase system includes the core database engine, a query system, a forms engine, and a programming language that ties all of these components together. dBase's underlying file format, the .dbf file, is widely used in applications needing a simple format to store structured data. Read more on Wikipedia...

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i = 2 myMacro = "i + 10" i = &myMacro * comment: i now has the value 12

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