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Object-oriented language with advanced features

Nice is an object-oriented programming language based on Java. It incorporates many advanced features from functional programming and academic research. This results in more expressivity, modularity and safety.


User manual available in HTML format from; User tutorial available in HTML format from


version 0.9.11 (beta)
released on 5 July 2005

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2Janet Casey8 April 2003

Leaders and contributors

Daniel Bonniot Maintainer
Arjan Boeijink Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webview
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archive
Help,SupportMailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

Required to useJava 1.2
Required to buildJDK 1.2

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 May 2010.


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