PDCurses

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PDCurses
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Original author(s)Mark Hessling, William McBrine
Initial releaseNovember 26, 2001; 20 years ago (2001-11-26)
Stable release
3.9 / September 4, 2019; 2 years ago (2019-09-04)
Preview release
r217980 / November 12, 2015; 6 years ago (2015-11-12)
Repository
Operating systemDOS, OS/2, Win32, X11, SDL 1/2
PlatformCross-platform
Available inEnglish
TypeC library, User interface
LicenseMIT license, Public domain
Websitepdcurses.org

PDCurses is a public domain software programming library for DOS, OS/2, Windows, X11 and SDL2. It is a continuation of the original curses system - while development of curses ended in the mid-1990s, work on ncurses and PDCurses continued. PDCurses implements most of the functions available in the original X/Open and UNIX System V R4 curses. Development started in 1987 to support The Hessling Editor. It supports many compilers for these platforms. The X11 port lets one recompile existing text-mode curses programs to produce native X11 applications.

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