100 programs/projects I have worked on
Shrini Kulkarni and Ron Richardsonare are blogging 100 things about themselves. Neat idea so here goes; 100 programs/projects I have worked on. To much stuff for one post so I'll split them in smaller groups. Larry Osterman is in a nostalgic mood as well, so I guess it is contagious.
egilh project #1: Simple CRM
When: mid 80s
What: Simple CRM solution implement in Turbo Pascal.
- You can learn anything from reading the Borland online help and their examples.
- Pointers are VERY powerfull
- You run out of memory if you allocate memory…
unless you release the memory when yo don't need it anymore
The first version of the program worked as a charm on my PC (8086 with 640kb memory:-). It also worked a couple of times on the clients PC but it had to be rebooted after a while because it ran out of memory as I allocated, but never released, the memory…
I learned my lesson of memory allocation then and haven’t forgotten it yet