Encyclopedia > Beta

  Article Content

Beta

Beta can have any of the following meanings:

  • Beta (Β β) is the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet and has a numeric value of 2. Beta should not be confused with a similar-looking but unrelated letter in German language orthography, .
  • In software development, a "beta version" of a product is one that is still in development but is published for testing purpose. See development stage.
  • BETA is an object-oriented programming language.
  • Beta is an abbreviation for Betamax.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
NIH

... 27 separate Institutes and Centers, is one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Service which, in turn, is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human ...