re: How did you get into programming in the first place? VIEW POST

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Multi-slide projectors placed in racks (at least 2 pointing to each screen) ..."programmed" to dissolve/advance in synch with sound track using such devices:
stevenmichelsen.com/AVL/AVL_Show_P...
stevenmichelsen.com/AVL/AVL_coyote...

And later on DOS.

Then Macromedia Authorware (which wasn't much different than scratch)--but it had multimedia drivers to control laserdisk and later digital video and CDROM etc.
ascilite.org/archived-journals/e-j...

That was sort of eaten by Macromind/Macromedia Director (language was "Lingo").

Then Flash/ActionScript 1, 2, 3 (which was like Java)

Now JS.

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