Switching back to Windows

This post is no longer current. For an update on the reasons why, read this post. The below post is kept for historic reasons, since they reflect my thoughts and reasoning from that time. Yes, you read correctly! After five years on a Mac as my private machine, I am switching back to a Windows […]

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What got me into programming

On Nov 20, 1983, Borland released Turbo Pascal 1.0. At a price of revolutionary 50 us$, developers received the world’s first fully integrated development environment (IDE) for the PC. It combined the compiler and code editor, and later also debugger, in a package that ran as a single program and didn’t require developers to go […]

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How to make JAWS 8.0 load the Firefox configuration for Firefox 3.0

In order for JAWS 8.0 to load the Firefox configuration also for Firefox 3.0, so that a Virtual Find can be performed using Ctrl+F, the file C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication DataFreedom ScientificJAWS8.0SettingsenuConfigNames.ini must be edited. At the end of the file, add the line firefox3.0=firefox and save the file. This change cannot be made in […]

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