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Site Recommendation: History of Windows

JEDI Windows API – If you are interested in the history of Windows, as I am, you should read the article The Secret Origin of Windows by Tandy Trower the product manager of Windows 1.0. This article gives a deep insight into the journey Tandy and his developers had to endure to bring a product on the market that should change the world (although it took a while). Tandy also mentions the competitor Borland with its famous Turbo Pascal (that I also used) and how it got Bill Gates to tremble. At $50 for the Borland product vs. the Microsoft $400 compiler, it was a bit like comparing a VW to a Porsche. But while ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Christian Wimmer @ 2010-03-13 00:13


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