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Meaning of BETA

Pronunciation:  'beytu

 
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  1. Kristensen, Madsen <olmadsen@daimi.aau.dk>, Moller-Pedersen & Nygaard, 1983. Object-oriented language with block structure, coroutines, concurrency, strong typing, part objects, separate objects and classless objects. Central feature is a single abstraction mechanism called "patterns", a generalisation of classes, providing instantiation and hierarchical inheritance for all objects including procedures and processes.

    Mjolner Informatics ApS, Aarhus, implementations for Mac, Sun, HP, Apollo.

    E-mail: <info@mjolner.dk>.

    Mailing list: <usergroup@mjolner.dk>.

    ["Object-Oriented Programming in the BETA Programming Language", Ole Lehrmann et al, A-W June 1993, ISBN 0-201-62430-3].

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  2. /bay't*/, /be't*/ or (Commonwealth) /bee't*/

    See beta conversion, beta test.

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