re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development? VIEW POST

FULL DISCUSSION
 

XML databases
386max etc memory managers (necessary for non-US keyboard drivers so we could run the real software)
DOS windowing systems
“Xxxxx 2000” as the Next Big Thing (eg WordPerfect 2000, Wordstar 2000)
Forth
Structured Programming
Novell Netware (and MHS) - So Many Floppy Disks
IPX
Btrieve
Token Ring
OS/2
Paradox
dBase

Thanks Ben, you’ve made me feel very old

 

So much YES. That list brings back so many memories.

 

Also:

Compuserve
Dial up bulletin boards - eg FidoNet
Default passwords on Prime OS systems across the world
UKs JANET network

 

Novell Netware (and MHS) - So Many Floppy Disks
IPX

No Banyan Vines? No Appletalk? None of the excruciating joy of making two or more of them work together?

Token Ring

Oh! And having to shut down an entire LAN to reset a stuck token!

Oh... And having to install Trumpet WinSock!

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