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Xbase

Generic term for the dBASE family of database languages. Coined in response to threatened litigation over use of the copyrighted trademark "dBASE."

Xbase

A dBASE-like language such as Clipper and FoxPro. Originally almost identical to dBASE, new commands and features over the years made Xbase languages only partially dBASE compatible. See CA-Clipper and Visual FoxPro.
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Other databases: supports XML, Access, XBASE, CSV, as well as (through the dtSearch Engine APIs) SQL data along with the full-text of BLOB data.
Pertinent Data: ToolManager is available in SQL, Oracle, Xbase and FoxPro.
Borland acquired the dBASE product line from Ashton Tate back in 1991, but by the mid-1990s the popularity of xBase product lines began to rapidly wane.
Its database is in dbase format and is compatible with most xBase languages.
However, it can be greatly enhanced and speeded up by using any structured programming language such as C, or with a database language such as those which are supplied with most xBase systems.
R&R for Xbase ($249) General business (DOS, Windows, Unix)
VFP was the last significant xBase programming language, offering similarities to BASIS' object-oriented language.
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As a reseller partner of iStor's, we have had great success installing the iS512-08 into VMware environments," said Robin Chow, President of XBASE Technologies Corporation, a Toronto based reseller.
The database translation utility enables engineers to translate Algor model files between the native Xbase format and Microsoft Access databases or a comma-separated value format, which is compatible with Microsoft Excel and many third-party applications.