I started programming computers when I was about 10 years old.  My dad had an old 286 computer with an 8 color screen that he’d let me play around with.  He brought home a BASIC programming book from work one day and showed me how to start programming.  I was hooked.  From there I learned Delphi (basically visual Pascal) while I worked in the QA department for Medisoft (my dad’s software company) during high school.  In high school I learned…