The comprehensive data dictionary is further extended by an optional "super" dictionary, known as the Classification Dictionary. This enforces standardization and field naming consistency, as well as saving time when adding new fields to the data dictionary.

GENESIS V allows you to specify functions by responding to a questionnaire, rather than by relying on the traditional 4GL or action diagram procedural approach to the task. These non-procedural specifications are stored alongside the the data dictionary and database specifications in a relational database (known as a repository). GENESIS V is already doing what others have yet to fully define.

This approach results in ease of learning, even higher productivity (especially in maintenance) than with alternative tools, drastically reduced debugging time, and flexible use of your existing and future staff.

The benefits of a non-procedural approach have been known for many years and are uncontentious. Until GENESIS V, though, such generators were inflexible and could only carry out simple applications within fixed limitations.

GENESIS V's Expert System architecture has allowed it to become the first CASE product to clear this hurdle.

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