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Dexterity is a proprietary 4GL programming language used with the Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains) accounting software. The language is based on Sanskrit, which allows it to be executed on multiple platforms including Unix, Linux and Macintosh. In Dexterity, developers use a combination of graphical design tools and script editors to create versatile customizations and software integrations. The language offers direct interaction with the database management system through its own data access layer called "table dexterity.