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A Closer Look: The Man Behind the Pathway Videos

Updated: 2 days ago

In a special blog, the CEO of TIC Software, Phil Ly, takes a little break from writing about NonStop and instead puts the focus on his good friend, Darrel Vandyke who participated in the early development of key TS/MP (Pathway) components. They touch on how Darrel was introduced to Tandem Computers, how he thinks Training Experience has evolved and where it’s heading, and finally about Darrel’s 2 books, “Fire in the Mind – History of Desktop Computing” and “The Last Breath”.



NonStop Learning Series: TS/MP (Pathway) and SCOBOL

The purpose of the following 2 videos:

  • To give people a high-level introduction of Pathway and the architecture of how it works.

  • To communicate and understand Pathway’s technology with the development team.

  • To raise the standards for people that want to understand what Pathway is.

It is not designed as a training video about Pathway, but instead, to appreciate the elegance of the software and how to get applications done. It’s particularly catered to Architects, System Analysts and Designers.


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Darrel has been involved in the computer industry since the early 1970’s, and worked for 35 years with HP. He participated in the early development of key TS/MP (PATHWAY) components, and is recognized as an expert in TS/MP design and implementation. He has assisted companies from all corners of the world with their TS/MP applications. He is an author and currently lectures on history and computer technology through the University of North Texas.

 

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