Overview  
  The Harbour Project is a Free Open Source Software effort to build a multiplatform Clipper language compiler. Harbour consists of the xBase language compiler and the runtime libraries with different terminal plugins and different databases (not just DBF).

Harbour is a cross-platform compiler and is known to compile and run on MS-DOS, Windows (32 & 64), Windows CE, Pocket PC, OS/2, GNU/Linux and Mac OSX. More features »
 
     
  Why use it?   Project Status:  
  • Harbour is free software 100% compatible with Clipper compilers
• Harbour is proven to be stable, robust and efficient.
• Harbour is portable across multiple operating systems with the same code base.
• You can use it to develop either open source or commercial applications. Learn more»
Current release: v2.0.0
Release Date: 2009-12-23
Nightly source: .zip  .tgz  .bz2
Nightly Linux binary: .tgz
 
         
 
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Native SQL, ADO & ODBC Support Support modern tecnologies: XML, FTP, TCP/IP, etc. Cross-platform: 32/64-bit, Mobile, Mac, etc. Create Console, GUI, Service & Web Applications Contains many third party libs with additional features Developed by a very experienced and capable team of developers
 
 
  Licensing      
  Harbour is a free and open-source project. It can be used to make open source applications, free or commercial products. Read more»
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Harbour Project Development News

Dec 23, 2009   Harbour 2.0.0 unified Windows binary release
    Harbour 2.0.0 (Revision 13372) source archives and Windows binary releases are available for download on sourceforge.net. more»
     
Dec 22, 2009   Harbour v2.0.0 is released!
    After 16 months of intensive development the final version 2.0.0 is finally released. There are many highlights and news in this new release, check out some details and download your copy free. more»
     
May 13, 2009   SourceForge Community Choice Awards!
   
The SourceForge.net announced the opening of nominations for the fourth annual SourceForge Community Choice Awards. The Harbour project is candidate - nominate us! more»
     
February 15, 2009   New website released!
    Released the new layout for our site. This includes details about the project, several examples and will soon include some tutorials. more»
     
September 17, 2008   Harbour v1.0.1 is released!
    Many deployment fixes into General, Core & Contrib sessions. All users should upgrade to receive the latest fixes. more»
     
August 10, 2008   Harbour Release v1.0.0
    Many deployment fixes into General, Core & Contrib sessions. All users should upgrade to receive the latest fixes. more»
 
See the news archive for past news articles.
 
  Sample Applications  
 

Hello world
Hello world A single Hello World with a typical welcome message.
 
FOR EACH example
This example demonstrates how to use the FOR EACH command.
 
CGI/HTML-Generator class
This example shows how to work with Web pages using a custom class to manipulate data coming from a file and returns it to web browser.
 
Ini file reading/writing
Test for Ini files reading/writing using native Harbour functions.
 
TBrowse and TBColumn sample
A simple example demonstrating the use of classes TBrowse and TBColumn.