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MetaCard

A commercial human interface and hypertext system for Unix and the X Window System, similar to Hypercard.
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I then ported the rulebases both as separate entities and as one entire overview to metaCard's Transcript scripting language, which was derived from Pascal / HyperTalk and also uses quasi-English for its instruction.
The just-released 2.4 version of MetaCard, the award-winning cross-platform application development and multimedia authoring tool, adds support for Mac OS X to the platforms supported in previous releases: Windows 3.1/95/98/NT/2000, popular UNIX platforms (including Solaris, HPUX, AIX, and Linux Intel and Linux PPC), and MacOS PPC and 68K.
As has been the case with all versions of MetaCard since version 1.0 was released in 1992, no preprocessing, recompiling, redesign, or platform-specific debugging is required to deploy an application on all platforms simultaneously.
MetaCard's advanced graphical Integrated Development Environment (IDE) includes a graphical layout editor, script editor, and debugger.
MetaCard's easy to learn high-level language (MetaTalk) enables even non-programmers to build the productivity-enhancing applications they need.
However, before the end of the year, Cozens expects a version to be converted to MetaCard, at which point the software will be available on a broad range of Mac computers, and possibly Windows and Unix computers.
The Macintosh version includes MetaCard, a hypercard application for browsing the Metathesaurus (Sherertz et al., 1989), and NET, a graphical browser for the Semantic Network, to facilitate use.(1)
(1990) used MetaCard to permit a searcher to identify concepts in Meta, post them to a clipboard, and then incorporate them in a search of MEDLINE.
Using MetaCard: A hypercard browser for biomedical knowledge sources.
MetaCard Corporation, Boulder, Colo., continues to deliver on the promise of hassle-free, cross-platform development.
MetaCard has a fully functional development environment on all platforms and doesn't rely on limited-function "players".
The entire IDE is built using only standard MetaCard features, which not only demonstrates the power of the MetaCard, but also provides something not available in any other tool: you can change any aspect of the development environment to make it suit your needs.