dBXL

dBXL

A dBASE-like interpreter/language for MS-DOS from WordTech, Orinda, CA.
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dBXL

An earlier dBASE III PLUS-compatible DBMS developed by WordTech Systems, Inc., Orinda, CA.
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The major contenders for my allegiance are Borland International's dbase W, lineal descendent of the product that invented the category, acquired in the purchase of Ashton-Tate in 1991; Microsoft's FoxPro 2, recently acquired from Fox Software; and WordTech's Arago DBXL and Arago Quicksilver.
While I like QEMM as a memory manager, it appears that isolated conflicts between its "Stealth" technology and Arago DBXL may exist.
WordTech's DBXL database manager does nearly everything that dBASE III+ does, plus a good deal more.
If you have access to DBASE III+, DBXL, dBASE IV, or similar programs, you may wish to acquire a copy of the shareware preload and DBM to MARC utilities, some sample files, and additional information on disk.
Standard software packages, such as dBXL, Lotus Magellan, Manifesk Microsoft Flight Simulator, Microsoft Paintbrush, Multimate, Norton Utilities, PC Tools, PGA Tour Golf, ProComm Plus, WordPerfeck etc., appeared to run smoothly.
BASE and its offspring, FoxBASE, dFoxPro, Clipper, and DBXL, are now well established in the business and library world.
If DBXL can include it at a third of the price, Ashton-Tate ought to be able to do so.
My word processor of choice, WordStar 5.5, is powerful but flabby, and dBXL and Quicksilver hog a fair amount of space.
Unfortunately, disk space disappears fast when one attempts to keep WordStar 5.5, WordPerfect 5.0, Framework II, dBase IV, DBXL, Quicksilver, Dataease, askSAM, Ventura Publisher, and a host of CD-ROM-related software on tap at the same time.
If you get mad at Foxbase, go get dbXL and Quicksilver.
Two of the most famous include Wordtech's dBXL and FoxBase.