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I Miss Hypercard



Damn I miss Hypercard.  I have such fond memories playing around with it before school in Junior High.  Hypercard was not only the first program that ever learned to do some basic, and I mean basic code in but it is also the first application that I ever used to draw in.

When my family finally got a PC at home we got an IBM PC with DOS and Windows 3.1 so I never got to play with Hypercard anywhere else except the school computer library.  Even though that was the case I never forgot about it.  Once I got older I started to dig around about it more only to find out that I was hardly even scratching the surface of what you could do in Hypercard.  People made games, which is what I did but they also made their own software or education tools.




Steve Jobs has been quoted as saying that the computer is the bicycle for the mind.  I think that is 100% true and I would dare say that Hypercard turned your bicycle into a custom built motorcycle.

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