Manager of Windows Dev Docs team, originally from Belfast, N. Ireland. Bout ye. I like computers built before 1982 and after 2022. MSc Elec. Eng. He/Him BLM

Redmond, WA
Joined February 2018
If only our videos about the latest WinAppSDK APIs would go viral..
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“New user controls - you won’t believe number 7!”
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Oh dang. A moment of silence please for this ASIC from an Amstrad PCW 8256 which I just made go “pop”. *sad face*
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When you see it... Coming soon to a Windows Terminal release near you 😉💜
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One of those days..
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I found the best way to describe our backlog process - a combo of star maths and wishy thinking. invidious.fdn.fr/38hiqW2E88A #spacestarOrdering
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Interested in learning #Rust? I find the official Rust book (doc.rust-lang.org/book/title…) to be extremely good, but if you're more of a on-line tutorial kind of person, Microsoft has a good training course: docs.microsoft.com/en-us/lea…. It's free, and isn't Windows specific.
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For those wondering how on earth I used a floppy disk with a contemporary PC, well, there are plenty of USB external floppy drives on Amazon. Some have this excellent manual as well!
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Just booted a modern PC to MSDOS 6 off a floppy disk on a dare.
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Need a new mouse?
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Some pretty decent computer documentation from 1983.
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Microsoft has developed and sold so many different languages over the years.. Which of these have you used? Miss them? :-)
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Hmm. Hopefully a rewarding day today.
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Never thought of myself as a spokesperson for Big Pascal..
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