Turbo Pascal was my language of choice in the 90’s. I wrote lot of TP code, but only a small amount of it survived the transition from floppies.

Door Driver

The Door Driver was a Pascal library that would let programmers write applications that interfaced with BBS systems. BBSes generally ran on something called a Fossil Driver. The driver provided a monitoring screen for system operators to watch what users were doing and mirror their screen.


I managed to get a number of snippets of Pascal code archived in the SWAG archive. The first item is a snippet of code to run DOS programs with I/O redirection:

The second item is one to generate a random maze (with a guaranteed solution).


At one point I wrote a small Pascal implementation of Tamura and Kanada’s π algorithm:

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