“I saw an article about the “soon to be released” Delphi. At that point I worked in C and Visual Basic. The article was like a ray of light opening from above, shining a huge beam of “this is how it could be better” on the very clunky time consuming code editors available. I placed my order the day Delphi 1 was available. I still have the original invoice. What a breath of life Delphi was!”