Working in the software industry, circa 1989 ↦
Gather round while Jim Grey tells a (long) tale.
My 33rd anniversary in the software industry was the Sunday that just passed, July 3. I remember the date because my second day on the job was a paid holiday!
I want to show you just how far our industry has come and how much we’ve learned.
The more things change:
The more they stay the same:
There was a holy war over text editors. IDEs weren’t a thing yet, so we all coded in a text editor. I was firmly in the Emacs camp, but most of my co-workers loved vi.
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