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Just who is Phil Frisbie, Jr.?

May 29, 2008

I have been programming since my junior year of high school, spring of 1978. My first language was BASIC, followed by 6502 assembly, Pascal, Image, C, Visual Foxpro, 8086 assembly, JavaScript, Perl, and PHP. For years my love of programming was just a hobby.

Then, in 1998, I started Hawk Software to provide an outlet for my programming ambitions. About that same time I subscribed to an interesting magazine called Dr. Dobb's Journal. Over the years I have enjoyed ready Dr. Dobb's because of the wide range of topics covered. Some of the topics that have helped to shape the programmer I am include articles on the ADPCM codec, 8086 CPU internal architecture, OpenGL graphics, web enabling Visual Foxpro databases, perfect hash tables, portable threads, and high performance memory allocation.

 I have been thinking about blogging for a while, but never took the time to find an appropriate place. I look forward to contributing something back to the programming community for a small compensation of all that I have learned.

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