What was your first mail reader?

The first mail reader i used, not including of Prodigy's mail service and even AOL, was Pine. It was

The first mail reader i used, not including of Prodigy's mail service and even AOL, was Pine. It was provided by my university and each student could request an account. The first email I sent was to request information from a book I have purchased about the internet. It was like a directory.


Visit this link to learn more about Pine: 

Pine Mail Reader





Feel free to share your memories.


ProComm Plus for Windows

What was your first application for using the internet? One of my first was ProComm Plus. It allowed

What was your first application for using the internet? One of my first was ProComm Plus. It allowed me to connect to my university's internet, and many others used it to connect to bulletin board systems.


Here is a picture of the box it came in, which was also on the cover of the paper manual:





Here is a screenshot of it in action:




Visit this list for a nice down memory lane:

ProComm Plus


Share your memories.

Do you remember Prodigy?

Do you remember the Product Internet Service Provider (ISP)? It was one of the first to offer dial u

Do you remember the Product Internet Service Provider (ISP)? It was one of the first to offer dial up access on 2400 baud speed modem along with American Online and CompuServe in addition to local companies such as I-Link.net and Salsa.net to name just a few.


Here's a wiki link to refresh memories or experience a day of the internet past.


Prodigy




Here's an interesting article about it:

Where Online Services Go When They Die

The author of the article, Ben J Edwards, is asking for any copies of existing "C:\PRODIGY directory" to continue assist with re-building the service by devoted hobbyists . The screen shot above was obtained from the authors files. Please visit his blog for his contact information.


Feel free to share your memories.

Have a great day!

Bulletin Boad System

Do you what a Bulletin Boad System (BBS)? If not, visit this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bull

Do you what a Bulletin Boad System (BBS)? If not, visit this link:


BBS Wikipedia


Here is a sample of a BBS screenshot from Google:




Click here to read the article about it, but don't worry about the phone line!


Have a great day!


Are you looking for an ASP.Net Hosing Company?

Check out the hosting gallery at

Check out the hosting gallery at the following link:

Microsoft ASP.Net Forum


These companies offer web deploy, publish profiles, and other ASP.Net features. It also great to compare prices and customer reviews.


Have a nice day!







Book Review - Xamarin Mobile Application Development for Android

If you are looking for an entry level book for writing Android applications (apps) in C# using Xamar
If you are looking for an entry level book for writing Android applications (apps) in C# using Xamarin, then try this book. Have fun!




Forum for CSharpbucket is now online.

After searching for a new web hosting company that supports ASP.Net, the Forum for CSharpbucket

After searching for a new web hosting company that supports ASP.Net, the Forum for CSharpbucket is now online. It is built on the open source  MVC Forum from MVCForum.


If you are looking for web hosting company that is compatible with ASP.Net, then try the ASP.net forum from Microsoft.