Graphics Development Toolkit

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A language independent graphics kernel that allowed DOS and OS/2 programmers to write device independent vector graphics applications for the command line, the OS/2 version allows dynamic loading and unloading of the toolkit at runtime and both have support for a number of plotting/charting primitives predefined. A development of the earlier GSS-Kernel and GSS-Plot that were available for a number of operating systems including CP/M and DOS, and formed the basis of GSX and GEM from Digital Research.

In November 1990 the company released a version for Interactive UNIX that was source compatible with the OS/2 and DOS versions.

Licence and availability

  • Discontinued commercial software
  • Interactive UNIX version retailed for US$ 995 in 1990, OS/2 and DOS versions were considerably less expensive