Well, it doesn’t seem like 5 minutes have passed since I was complaining about case sensitivity in software source code and here we are over 12 months later… time for an update I feel.Continue reading
The year, 1995. Windows 3.1 was the current Microsoft operating system running on the family’s 486sx 25MHz with 4MB of RAM. Turbo Pascal 7 was my weapon of choice but of course it couldn’t produce Windows applications… yes there was Turbo Pascal for Windows and Borland Pascal but they both required lots of boiler plate code to make windows and interact with the OS (Nightmare). And then it happened…Continue reading
It’s been a long time since I did anything here, and in that time quite a lot has gone on, not least software engineering is no longer my profession. The reasons for this are numerous and will be the subject of a future post. Suffice to say I now spend my days as a self-employed electrical contractor, a complete change from sitting behind a desk all day and one that I am thoroughly enjoying despite my office very often being someone’s cobweb infested loft 🙂
The old blog site has been archived off to static HTML and is available from the main menu at the top of the page. This new blog will be focused much more on software development than it’s predecessor which ended up being a bit of a rant zone. Specifically I’ll be focusing on Delphi development including my own projects and some commentary about the software industry (I feel I’m qualified to comment having spent over 20 years working in it).
If you’re new here, you can find out a little more about your host (AthenaOfDelphi – otherwise known as Christina) by clicking the ‘About Me’ option in the menu above.