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What happened to Borland?

Bloomberg / Eng
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Jan 10

Borland used to big in the 90s and disappeaed without a trace. What happened?

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  • Oracle eeel
    I miss ctrl f9 alt f9
    Jan 102
    • New / Product
      llluminati

      NewProduct

      BIO
      I make stuff and I’m super into it.
      llluminatimore
      Olllllld
      Jan 10
    • Oracle eeel
      I am forty. So yeah, old. I miss the blue screen.
      Jan 10
  • Google / Eng
    prodaccess

    GoogleEng

    BIO
    Top Contributor or GTFO
    prodaccessmore
    Turbo Pascal was awesome!
    Jan 101
    • Bloomberg / Eng
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      BloombergEng

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      Amazon
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      OP
      I remember my first time too...
      Jan 11
  • New / Engmowgli⌨️
    Borland C++ ... those days
    Jan 100
  • eBay / Eng
    mDBW53

    eBayEng

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    NVIDIA
    mDBW53more
    Instead of paying them $250 for a compiler the industry made them for free. Microsoft had deals with colleges to practically give Visual Studio away.
    Jan 110
  • Salesforce Pdkrhhx
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borland - I am more shocked to see that it had $173m in rev and over 1k employees.... via MicroFocus purchase...
    Jan 100
  • Microsoft / Engwhiskey94
    Borland Turbo Assembler FTW
    Jan 100
  • Symantec O (1)
    Relocated to "Neverland"
    Jan 101
    • New / Product
      llluminati

      NewProduct

      BIO
      I make stuff and I’m super into it.
      llluminatimore
      Heyooo
      Jan 10
  • Turbo Pascal, turbo c
    Jan 100
  • Microsoft tingtang
    Ah Delphi...
    Jan 100
  • Amazon / EngHugh Jassy
    Jan 110
  • New DuQvV7x
    Eclipse killed it.

    JBuilder used to be the isht!
    Jan 110
  • Amazon / EngChad🕶
    You talking about Al Borland?
    Jan 100

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