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

Books about Clipper from ISBNdb

title authors year publisher
Clipper Programming Guide, Version 5.01 (Lance A. Leventhal Microtrend Series) Spence, Rick 1992 Microtrend
Clipper 5: A Developer's Guide Joseph D. Booth and Greg Lief and Craig Yellick 1991 Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Programming in Clipper: The Definitive Guide to the Clipper dBASE Compiler Straley, Stephen J. 1988 Addison-Wesley
Clipper programming guide (The Data based advisor series) Spence, Rick 1991T Microtrend Books
Using Clipper (Programming Series) Tiley, W. Edward 1991 Que Pub
Clipper Programming by Example Darling, Paul 1994 Butterworth-Heinemann
Clipper Walnut Creek Cdrom (firm) 1995 Walnut Creek Cdrom
Clipper Programming Beam and Gary
Clipper Programming Dan Parsons 1990 Mcgraw-hill Osborne Media
Clipper Programming Brett Oliver and Jim Sheldon 1991 Mcgraw-hill Osborne Media
Clipper Database Programming Michael Towle 1992 Slawson Communications
Programming in Clipper Justin Werner and Bruce C. Donaldson and Margaret A. Zinky 1988/12/31 Pearson Scott Foresman
Programacion En Clipper 5/ Programming In Clipper 5 (spanish Edition) M. Schinkel and J. Kaster 2004 Ediciones Diaz De Santos S A
Programming In Clipper: The Definitive Guide To The Clipper Dbase Compiler Stephen J Straley 1988 Addison-wesley Pub. Co
Clipper Programmer's Reference (programming Series) W. Edward Tiley 1991 Que Pub
Advanced Programming In Clipper With C Straley, Stephen J. and Karasek, David. 1990 Addison-wesley
Straley's Programming with Clipper Stephen J. Straley 1993 Random House Electronic Publishing,U.S.
Programming In Clipper 5/includes Version 5.01 Mike Schinkel 1992 Addison-wesley (c)
Straley's Object-Oriented Clipper Programming Stephen J. Straley 1994/11/01 Random House Electronic Publishing,U.S.
Clipper Programming Guide (the Data Based Advisor Series) Rick Spence 1989 Microtrend Books
Xbase Programming For The True Beginner: An Introduction To The Xbase Language In The Context Of Dbase Iii+, Iv, 5, Foxpro, And Clipper Eugene Kaluzniacky and Vijay Kanabar 1995 Richard D Irwin

Publications about Clipper from Semantic Scholar

title authors year citations influentialCitations
Automating tasks in protein structure determination with the clipper python module S. McNicholas and T. Croll and T. Burnley and Colin M. Palmer and Soon Wen Hoh and H. Jenkins and Eleanor Dodson and K. Cowtan and J. Agirre 2017 5 0
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