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GeneXus is a Cross-Platform, knowledge representation-based development tool,[1] mainly oriented to enterprise-class applications for Web applications, smart devices and the Microsoft Windows platform. A developer describes an application in a high-level, mostly declarative language, from which native code is generated for multiple environments.

Initial release1988; 31 years ago (1988)
Stable release
GeneXus 16
Preview releaseNon [±]
Written inProlog
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows
Available inEnglish, Japanese, Spanish Chinese
TypeApplication framework, Rapid Application Development, Knowledge-based development tool

It includes a normalization module, which creates and maintains an optimal database structure based on the user views of the reality described in a declarative (rule-based) language.

The languages for which code can be generated include, COBOL, Java including Android and BlackBerry smart devices, Objective-C for Apple mobile devices, RPG, Ruby, Visual Basic, and Visual FoxPro.[2]

Most popular DBMSs are supported, such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Informix, PostgreSQL and MySQL.

GeneXus is developed by Uruguayan company ARTech Consultores SRL.[3]

The latest version is Genexus 16, which was released in September 24th, 2018.[4]


  1. ^ "Mission Critical Applications". Retrieved 2011-12-09.
  2. ^ "Cross-Platform Development Framework". Retrieved 2011-12-09.
  3. ^ "Microsoft - Partners". Retrieved 2011-12-09.
  4. ^ "Genexus 16 has been released".

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