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FoxBASE

An earlier Xbase development system for the Macintosh from Microsoft. It was succeeded by FoxPro. Originally developed by Fox Software for DOS, FoxBASE gained a reputation early on for its speed and compatibility with dBASE. See Visual FoxPro.
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He remixed the whole album a while back and put it out as Foxbase Beta, purely as he wanted to hear if with modern production techniques.
Seeing us perform Foxbase Alpha in Moseley might not be as good as seeing The Queen Is Dead played by The Smiths," he adds.
Seeing us perform Foxbase Alpha might not be as good as seeing The Queen Is Dead played by The Smiths, but hopefully it will be an event in the same way.
Our planning department had been using a home-grown FoxBase application running on an IBM 3270, a slow, single-user program that did not provide the functionality we required.
This is only part of the answer, however, and I believe that it is also due to a misunderstanding of the nature and use of spreadsheet packages, in that they are seen as a competitive package to database software including dbase, Foxbase.
These systems have been built from scratch using gramming languages such as Pascal, COBOL, LISP, and FoxBASE.
Also, this database program can be written in other database languages such as Paradox (Borland) and Foxbase (Fox Software, Perrysburg, Ohio).
It developed a reputation for innovation within dBASE standard only recently surpassed by the FoxBASE folks.
The commercial failure of the dBase programs, and later attempts in Clipper, have led to the current focus on Foxbase as a preferred development platform.