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  2. Conway's Game of Life - Wikipedia's_Game_of_Life

    Conway's Game of Life. A single Gosper 's glider gun creating gliders. A screenshot of a puffer-type breeder (red) that leaves glider guns (green) in its wake, which in turn create gliders (blue) ( animation) The Game of Life, also known simply as Life, is a cellular automaton devised by the British mathematician John Horton Conway in 1970. [1]

  3. Caesar cipher - Wikipedia

    The action of a Caesar cipher is to replace each plaintext letter with a different one a fixed number of places down the alphabet. The cipher illustrated here uses a left shift of three, so that (for example) each occurrence of E in the plaintext becomes B in the ciphertext. In cryptography, a Caesar cipher, also known as Caesar's cipher, the ...

  4. Paradox (database) - Wikipedia

    Paradox for DOS was a relational database management system originally written by Richard Schwartz and Robert Shostak, and released by their Belmont, California-based company Ansa Software in 1985. The New York Times described it as "among the first of an emerging generation of software making extensive use of artificial intelligence techniques ...

  5. Anonymous function - Wikipedia

    In computer programming, an anonymous function ( function literal, lambda abstraction, lambda function, lambda expression or block) is a function definition that is not bound to an identifier. Anonymous functions are often arguments being passed to higher-order functions or used for constructing the result of a higher-order function that needs ...

  6. Visual Basic (classic) - Wikipedia

    Visual Basic .NET, Windows Forms, Gambas, Xojo, Basic4ppc, Basic4android and NS Basic. The original Visual Basic (also referred to as Classic Visual Basic) is a third-generation event-driven programming language from Microsoft known for its Component Object Model (COM) programming model first released in 1991 and declared legacy during 2008.

  7. Version control - Wikipedia

    In software engineering, version control (also known as revision control, source control, or source code management) is a class of systems responsible for managing changes to computer programs, documents, large web sites, or other collections of information. Version control is a component of software configuration management.

  8. Autocomplete - Wikipedia

    Autocomplete or word completion works so that when the writer writes the first letter or letters of a word, the program predicts one or more possible words as choices. If the word he intends to write is included in the list he can select it, for example by using the number keys. If the word that the user wants is not predicted, the writer must ...

  9. Xojo - Wikipedia

    Example code. The Xojo programming language looks similar to Visual Basic. The following code snippet placed in the Open event of a Window displays a message box saying "Hello, World!" as the window loads: