1987 – Version 1.0 of the Turbo C programming language is released. It offers the first integrated edit-compile-run development environment for the C programming language for IBM-compatible personal computers. Turbo C was developed by Bob Jervis as “Wizard C”. It runs on just 384KB of memory and is capable of inline assembly with full access to C symbolic names and structures.
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for May 12
- Digital Equipment, Intel, and Xerox jointly announce the Ethernet network specification.
- HP Acquires EDS
- Iranian police close down more than four hundred Internet Cafes