class browser

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class browser

A software tool in an object-oriented language that lets you scroll through and edit a hierarchical tree of objects. A refactoring browser makes it easier to move routines by ensuring that all linkages are maintained properly. The Smalltalk language pioneered the class browser and has been known for its advanced browsing capabilities. See browse.
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These include a refactoring browser to allow code to be easily restructured, a testing framework, updates for Microsoft Common Controls for Windows and fixes to the handling of dates to bring VisualSmalltalk into full Y2K compliance.