Fwd: New books from Apress
cos at indeterminate.net
Thu May 18 20:12:00 BST 2006
On Thu, 18 May 2006, David Cantrell wrote:
> On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 09:48:37AM -0700, John Costello wrote:
> > I am continually surprised that BASIC did not die a horrible, painful,
> > messy death in the 80s.
> It did. Real Basic and Visual Basic don't have a lot in common with the
> crap we used back then other than a few keywords.
That's a relief.
The only thing I remember about programming BASIC (MS Structured Basic
7.0) is that there were Nutria (small beaver-like creatures with orange
teeth) outside the office where I worked. This was in the dark days,
before I learned of Perl.
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