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ProvideX - Programming language

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ProvideX is a programming language created in 1992 by Michael F. King.

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ProvideX is a computer language and development environment derived from Business Basic (a business oriented derivative of BASIC) in the mid-1980s. ProvideX is available on several operating systems (Unix/Linux/Windows/Mac OS X) and includes not only the programming language but also file system, presentation layer interface, and other components. The language is primarily designed for use in the development of business applications. Read more on Wikipedia...

Example from hello-world:
begin print "Hello World" end
Example from Wikipedia:
! This example code shows some ways to do the traditional hello world. ! begin print 'CS', ! Clear Screen ! Plain Text print "Hello World!" ! Fonted Text (Error branch moves to next line if fonted text not available) print (0,err=*next)'Font'("Arial,-16,B"), ! Use Bold 16pt Arial Font print (0,err=*next)'Text'(@x(20),@y(2),"Hello World"), ! Move to the 2nd to last line on screen print @(3,mxl(0)-2),"Press Enter: ", input a$ ! Message Box msgbox "Hello World"+sep+sep+"This is a test message box.","Message Box" end

Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
Strings "
"Hello world"
Print() Debugging print

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