Anders Hejlsberg

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Anders Hejlsberg (, born 2 December 1960) is a prominent Danish software engineer who co-designed several popular and commercially successful programming languages and development tools.wikipedia
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Turbo Pascal

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He was the original author of Turbo Pascal and the chief architect of Delphi. Later the product was licensed to Borland, and integrated into an IDE to become the Turbo Pascal system.
It was originally developed by Anders Hejlsberg at Borland, and was notable for its extremely fast compiling times.

C Sharp (programming language)

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He currently works for Microsoft as the lead architect of C# and core developer on TypeScript.
C# was designed by Anders Hejlsberg, and its development team is currently led by Mads Torgersen.

TypeScript

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He currently works for Microsoft as the lead architect of C# and core developer on TypeScript. In 2012 Hejlsberg announced a new Microsoft project, TypeScript, a superset of JavaScript.
Anders Hejlsberg, lead architect of C# and creator of Delphi and Turbo Pascal, has worked on the development of TypeScript.

Denmark

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Anders Hejlsberg (, born 2 December 1960) is a prominent Danish software engineer who co-designed several popular and commercially successful programming languages and development tools. Hejlsberg was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and studied Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark.
Danish-born computer scientists and software engineers have taken leading roles in some of the world's programming languages: Anders Hejlsberg (Turbo Pascal, Delphi, C#); Rasmus Lerdorf (PHP); Bjarne Stroustrup (C++); David Heinemeier Hansson (Ruby on Rails); Lars Bak, a pioneer in virtual machines (V8, Java VM, Dart).

Borland

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Later the product was licensed to Borland, and integrated into an IDE to become the Turbo Pascal system.
Its first product was Turbo Pascal in 1983, developed by Anders Hejlsberg (who later developed .NET and C# for Microsoft) and before Borland acquired the product sold in Scandinavia under the name of Compas Pascal.

Pascal (programming language)

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While at the university in 1980, he began writing programs for the Nascom microcomputer, including a Pascal compiler which was initially marketed as the Blue Label Software Pascal for the Nascom-2.
In the 1980s, Anders Hejlsberg wrote the Blue Label Pascal compiler for the Nascom-2.

Technical University of Denmark

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Hejlsberg was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and studied Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark.

Delphi (software)

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He was the original author of Turbo Pascal and the chief architect of Delphi.
The chief architect behind Delphi was Anders Hejlsberg, who had developed Turbo Pascal.

Nascom (computer kit)

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While at the university in 1980, he began writing programs for the Nascom microcomputer, including a Pascal compiler which was initially marketed as the Blue Label Software Pascal for the Nascom-2.
The predecessor of Borland's very successful Turbo Pascal compiler and integrated development environment (IDE) for CP/M and DOS was developed by Anders Hejlsberg of Blue Label Software for the Nascom 2, under the name Blue Label Software Pascal, or BLS Pascal.

Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs

The compiler itself was largely inspired by the "Tiny Pascal" compiler in Niklaus Wirth's "Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs", one of the most influential computer science books of the time.
The Turbo Pascal compiler written by Anders Hejlsberg was largely inspired by the Tiny Pascal compiler in Niklaus Wirth's book.

Dr. Dobb's Excellence in Programming Award

Hejlsberg received the 2001 Dr. Dobb's Excellence in Programming Award for his work on Turbo Pascal, Delphi, C# and the Microsoft .NET Framework.
Anders Hejlsberg, compiler writer, author of Turbo Pascal, Delphi, C#, and (years after receiving the award) TypeScript.

Software engineer

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Anders Hejlsberg (, born 2 December 1960) is a prominent Danish software engineer who co-designed several popular and commercially successful programming languages and development tools.

Programming language

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Anders Hejlsberg (, born 2 December 1960) is a prominent Danish software engineer who co-designed several popular and commercially successful programming languages and development tools.

Microsoft

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He currently works for Microsoft as the lead architect of C# and core developer on TypeScript.

Copenhagen

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Hejlsberg was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and studied Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark.

Microcomputer

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While at the university in 1980, he began writing programs for the Nascom microcomputer, including a Pascal compiler which was initially marketed as the Blue Label Software Pascal for the Nascom-2.

CP/M

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However, he soon rewrote it for CP/M and DOS, marketing it first as Compas Pascal and later as PolyPascal.

DOS

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However, he soon rewrote it for CP/M and DOS, marketing it first as Compas Pascal and later as PolyPascal.

Integrated development environment

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Later the product was licensed to Borland, and integrated into an IDE to become the Turbo Pascal system.

Niklaus Wirth

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The compiler itself was largely inspired by the "Tiny Pascal" compiler in Niklaus Wirth's "Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs", one of the most influential computer science books of the time.

Visual J++

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One of his first achievements was the J++ programming language and the Windows Foundation Classes; he also became a Microsoft Distinguished Engineer and Technical Fellow.

Fellow

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One of his first achievements was the J++ programming language and the Windows Foundation Classes; he also became a Microsoft Distinguished Engineer and Technical Fellow.

JavaScript

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In 2012 Hejlsberg announced a new Microsoft project, TypeScript, a superset of JavaScript.

.NET Framework

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Hejlsberg received the 2001 Dr. Dobb's Excellence in Programming Award for his work on Turbo Pascal, Delphi, C# and the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Erik Meijer (computer scientist)

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Together with Shon Katzenberger, Scott Wiltamuth, Todd Proebsting, Erik Meijer, Peter Hallam, and Peter Sollich, Anders was awarded a Technical Recognition Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement for their work on the C# language in 2007.