I have been using computers for many years and I work as a software developer. This has
remained one of my favourite hobbies for all of this time.
Although my tactics, experiance level and tools have changed one thing has not: my enthusiasm.
Nothing captures my interest more than solving a complex problem and software development presents me with plenty of challenges!
- Borland Delphi
- Visual Basic
- Quick Basic
- Java script
- Visual Studio .Net (C#, etc)
I first started programming on the PC using Microsoft Quick Basic that was supplied with MS-DOS. However once
Windows 95 came along I found it was becoming more and more limiting.
I then switched to Delphi (simply because there was a free version on a Cover CD I had. My first real program written in Delphi 1 was to stop my sister from accessing the Internet without using a password (for all you computer guru's we were not using Dial Up networking, and the dialler we did use always stored the password).
Now I use many tools (such as Eclipse - however a decent copy of Emacs generally does me fine