Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

An oberon may refer to any of the following:

1. Oberon is a programming language released in 1986 by Niklaus Wirth, creator of the Pascal and Modula programming languages. Oberon was a direct successor to Modula-2, improving upon its power and reducing its complexity. Its new feature was called type extension that allowed it to create and relate to new data types based on existing ones, a technique differing from only static data typing.

2. The Oberon System is a single-user, multitasking operating system created using the Oberon programming language. Oberon System is open source and was first released in 1987.

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