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Apple Dylan

Apple Dylan was a programming language for developing dynamic and versatile applications within Apple's product ecosystem. It combined the object-oriented programming capabilities of CLOS (the Common Lisp Object System) with syntactic inspirations drawn from Smalltalk and Eiffel. Dylan also incorporated multiple inheritance, explicit method call precedence, garbage collection, and an interactive development environment under the name "DyLAN." Despite its impressive technical features and being used in Apple's Newton operating system project during the '90s as well as in internal tools at Apple Computer Inc., it failed to gain significant adoption outside of academia or become a standard tool for Macintosh developers before being effectively discontinued by the late 1990s.

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