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The true history of…

Do you know about the relationship of LSD, symptoms cocaine and C++? About the new features the 80186 had with respect to the 8086? About why lazy students lead to the success of BASIC? I’ve learned about all of this, recipe and much more, ask reading three true (and fun) histories: The history of the C family of languages, The history of the microprocessor and The history of the BASIC family of langauges. All three thanks to .NET Masters, and to Miguel de Icaza, who pointed me to them.

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