Talking Moose
The Talking Moose is an animated talking utility for the Apple Macintosh. It was created in 1986 by Canadian programmer Steven Halls. It is the first animated talking agent on a personal computer and ...
EusLisp Robot Programming Language
EusLisp is a Lisp-based programming system. Built on the basis of object orientation, it is designed specifically for developing robotics software. The first version of it ran in 1986 on Unix-System5/...
Oberon (programming language)
Oberon is a general-purpose programming language created in 1986 by Professor Niklaus Wirth and the latest member of the Wirthian family of ALGOL-like languages (Euler, Algol-W, Pascal, Modula, and Mo...
Adobe FrameMaker
Adobe FrameMaker is a document processor designed for writing and editing large or complex documents, including structured documents. It is produced by Adobe Systems. FrameMaker maintains a strong fol...
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NCSA Telnet
NCSA Telnet is an implementation of the Telnet protocol created at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign National Center for Supercomputing Applications in 1986 and continuously developed unt...
Aardvark (video game)
Aardvark is a computer game for the Atari 8-bit Computers, Commodore 64 and Commodore 16 in which the player must collect ant larva using the snout of an aardvark. The game is based on the arcade game...
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Ace of Aces (video game)
Ace of Aces is a combat flight simulator developed by Artech Digital Entertainment in 1986. The game takes place during World War II and the player flies a RAF Mosquito long range fighter-bomber equip...
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Objective-C
Objective-C is a general-purpose, object-oriented programming language that adds Smalltalk-style messaging to the C programming language. It is the main programming language used by Apple for the OS X...
VP-Info
VP-Info is a database language for the personal computer. VP-Info was a competitor to the Clipper and dBase applications in the late 1980's and 1990s. VP-Info runs on MS-DOS, DR-DOS and the PC-MOS/386...
Cotation Assistée en Continu
Cotation Assistée en Continu (CAC) was an electronic trading system used at the Paris Bourse, the French stock exchange, in the 1980s and 1990s. It was introduced in 1986 for trading less liquid equit...
DISLIN
DISLIN is a high-level plotting library developed by Helmut Michels at the Max Planck Institute in Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany. Helmut Michels currently works as a mathematician and Unix system manager...
Vilnius BASIC
Vilnius BASIC was a dialect of the BASIC programming language running on the Elektronika BK-0010-01/BK-0011M and UKNC computers.It was a quite advanced BASIC and featured a runtime threaded code compi...
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ChiWriter
ChiWriter is a commercial scientific text editor for MS-DOS, created by Cay Horstmann in 1986. It was one of the first WYSIWYG editors that could write mathematical formulas, even on IBM PC XT comput...
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Novell GroupWise
GroupWise is a messaging and collaboration platform from Novell that supports email, calendaring, personal information management, instant messaging, and document management. The GroupWise platform c...
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SuperPaint (Macintosh)
SuperPaint was a graphics program capable of both bitmap painting and vector drawing simultaneously. It was originally written by William Snider, published by Silicon Beach Software, and originally re...
WriteNow
WriteNow was one of the two original word processor applications developed for the launch of the Apple Macintosh in 1984, and was the primary word processor for computers manufactured by NeXT. WriteN...
DKBTrace
The Persistence of Vision Raytracer, or POV-Ray, is a ray tracing program which generates images from a text-based scene description, and is available for a variety of computer platforms. It was orig...
Agent X (1986 video game)
Agent X, also known as Agent X in the Brain Drain Caper is a computer game released in 1986 for the ZX Spectrum.The player takes control of the eponymous Agent X in a multi-load game made up of a numb...
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180 (video game)
180 is a darts video game released for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit and MSX.
The player competes in 501 darts against other darts players waiting in a championship tourn...
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World Builder
World Builder is a game creation system for point-and-click adventure games. It was released in 1986 by Silicon Beach Software and had already been used for creating Enchanted Scepters in 1984. In 19...
Norton Commander
Norton Commander (NC) was a prototypical orthodox file manager (OFM), written by John Socha and released by Peter Norton Computing (later acquired in 1990 by the Symantec corporation). NC is a file ma...
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PC Tools (Central Point Software)
PC Tools was a collection of software utilities developed by Central Point Software.
The original PC Tools package was first developed as a suite of utilities for DOS, released for retail in 1986 ...
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Object Pascal
Object Pascal refers to a branch of object-oriented derivatives of Pascal, mostly known as the primary programming language of Embarcadero Delphi.
Object Pascal is an extension of the Pascal langu...
10th Frame
10th Frame is a ten-pin bowling simulation game created by Access Software in 1986, as a follow-up to the hugely successful Leaderboard golf game. Up to eight players could take part in open bowling o...
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Action Fighter
Action Fighter is an overhead vehicular combat game released by Sega in 1986.It mimics the style of other games such as Spy Hunter and Traverse USA. The player begins the game riding a superbike. In s...
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Dark Castle
Dark Castle is a 1986 computer game for the Macintosh published by Silicon Beach Software, later ported to various platforms, where it was published by Three-Sixty Pacific. It was designed and illustr...
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Corel Ventura
Ventura Publisher was the first popular desktop publishing package for IBM PC compatible computers running the GEM extension to the DOS operating system. The software was originally developed by Ventu...
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