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alpha version

, preview version, beta version - Alpha version describes a development status that usually means the first complete version of a program or application, which is most likely unstable, but is useful to show what the product will do to, usually, a selected group—and is also called preview version; the beta version is usually the last version before wide release, often tested by users under real-world conditions.
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Since Flutter's alpha release last year, Google has built support for additional features Ladd said.
Robinson's TMC division, has been using Navisphere Vision since its alpha release in 2016.
Open Design Studio 2016 Alpha release 1 is in trial with Toplevel customers who will help influence the design and form of the final solution.
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The upgraded version contains the alpha release of Teigha Cloud, the developer's framework for cloud-based rendering of .
After a successful alpha release in a law firm, Covve is being publicly launched this month.
The first conference, in a series of three, would focus on the alpha release of the Ara Module Developers' Kit that would give developers all the information needed to make an 'Ara module'.
While it's only in alpha release now, a demonstration of the software was the centrepiece of a keynote at VMworld 2012 in San Francisco, where attendees witnessed an iPhone download an app from a Horizon catalogue and run it in a secure container on the phone.
lt;p>Users running the alpha release on Windows 7 or Vista will notice visual changes and the use of APIs allowing the UI to display the Aero Glass effect.
Following the deployment of the alpha release on May 11, 2006, new file management functionality has been put into place.
An alpha release of the Flex Builder 2 can be downloaded from the site by developers - previously code-named Zorn, Flex Builder 2, includes the Flex Framework and can incorporate rich media content from the Macromedia Flash Professional 8 authoring tool.
Whistler is slated for alpha release in April, public beta in July and release in 2001.