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Lyapas

LYAPAS (List Yet Another Programming Automation System) is a programming language and environment for creating Microsoft Windows applications. It was introduced in the 1990s as an early example of low-code/no-code development tools, targeting small- to medium-sized businesses that required database-driven applications without extensive resources for software development. LYaPAS was designed to operate on top of databases like dBase and Paradox by providing a graphical user interface where users could assemble programs from pre-defined components using drag-and-drop techniques. The system's approach allowed non-programmers to build functional business apps relatively quickly without delving deeply into traditional coding practices. However, LYaPAS's relevance has declined over time with the emergence of more advanced visual programming environments and integrated development tools offering similar low-code capabilities alongside languages’ growing power themselves.

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