Clarion is an actively used programming language created in 1986. Clarion is a commercial, 4GL, multi-paradigm, programming language and Integrated Development Environment from SoftVelocity used to program database applications. It is compatible with ISAM, SQL and ADO data access methods, reads and writes several flat file desktop database formats including ASCII, CSV, DOS (Binary), FoxPro, Clipper, dBase, and some relational databases via ODBC, MS SQL Server, Sybase SQL Anywhere and Oracle through the use of accelerated native database drivers, and XML, Clarion can be used to output to HTML, XML, plaintext, and PDF, among others. The Clarion Development Environment (IDE) sits on top of the Clarion Programming Language. Read more on Wikipedia...
- Clarion ranks in the top 5% of languages
- the Clarion website
- the Clarion wikipedia page
- Clarion first appeared in 1986
- file extensions for Clarion include clw
- See also: sql, ascii, csv, foxpro, dbase, xml, html, pdf, turbo-pascal
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Example code from the Hello World Collection:
!Hello World in Clarion PROGRAM MAP END CODE MESSAGE('Hello World!') RETURN
Example code from Linguist:
PROGRAM MAP END CODE MESSAGE('Hello World!') RETURN
Example code from Wikipedia:
PROGRAM MAP END CODE MESSAGE('Hello World!','Clarion') RETURN
Last updated February 18th, 2020