History of Delphi (oops… Pascal)

Tue, 10 Apr 2007

This is a very good compilation of the history of Pascal (as driven by Borland), now morphed into Delphi, morphing into … ???

Product Name

Code Name

Release Date

?Delphi 200N

Commodore

Somewhere in 2009

?C++ Builder 2009

Barracuda

Middle of 2008

?Delphi 2009? – Unicode/improved VCL

Tiburon

First Half 2008

?Delphi 2008? for .Net 2.0/3.0

Highlander

Second Half 2007

C++ Builder 2007

Cogswell

2007, early June

Free Pascal 2.1.4

2007, May 20

Chrome 1.5.9 by RemObjects (VS 2005, .Net 2.0)

2007, Apr 25

Delphi for PHP – PHP a-la Delphi

Astro

2007, Mar 27

Delphi 2007 for Windows Vista and AJAX

Spacely

2007, Mar 19

Chrome 1.5.5 by RemObjects (VS 2005, .Net 2.0)

2006, Oct 27

Free Pascal 2.0.4

2006, Aug 28

Borland Developer Studio 2006 – Delphi (W32 and .Net), C++ and C# under one IDE

DeXter

2005, Oct 10

Chrome – Object Pascal in VS by RemObjects

2005, May 1

Free Pascal 2.0

2005, May

Borland Delphi 2005 – C# and Delphi under one IDE

Diamondback

2004, Oct 12

Borland Delphi 8 for .Net

Octane

2003, Dec 22

Borland C++BuilderX

Tomahawk

2003, Aug 28

Borland C#Builder 1.0

Sidewinder (Galileo IDE 1.0)

2003, Jun 16

Borland Delphi.NET compiler

Morpheus

Borland Delphi 7

Aurora

2002, Aug 9

Borland C++ Builder 6.0

Riptide

2002, Feb 1

Borland Delphi 6

Illiad

2001, May 21

Free Pascal 1.0

2000, Jul

Borland C++ Builder 5.0

Rampage

2000, Jan 30

Borland Delphi 5

Argus

1999, Aug 10

Borland C++ Builder 4.0

1999, Jan 26

Borland Delphi 4

Allegro

1998, Jun 17

Borland C++ Builder 3.0

1998, Feb 8

Borland Delphi 3

Ivory

1997, Aug 5

Borland C++ 5.0

1997, Mar 25

Borland C++ Builder 1.0

1997, Feb 4

Borland Delphi 2

Polaris

1996, Feb 10

Borland C++ 4.5

1995, Aug 29

Turbo C++ for Windows 4.5

1995, Apr 28

Borland Delphi 1

Delphi95, Wasabi, Mango, AppBuilder

1995, Feb 14

Borland C++ 4.0

1993, Dec 15

Delphi project hatched

mid 1993

Free Pascal (project born)

1993, Jun

Borland Pascal 7

1992, Oct 27

Borland C++ 3.1

1992, Jun 10

Turbo Pascal for Windows 1.5

1992, Jun 8

Turbo C++ for DOS 3.0

1992, Feb 18

Borland C++ 3.0

1991, Nov 11

Turbo C++ for Windows 3.0

1991, Nov 11

Turbo Pascal for Windows 1.0

1991, Feb 13

Borland C++ 2.0

1991, Feb 13

Turbo Pascal 6.0

1990, Oct 23

Turbo C++ for DOS 1.0

1990, May 4

Turbo C for DOS 2.0

1989, May 11

Turbo Pascal 5.5

1989, May 2

Turbo C for DOS 1.5

1988, Dec 10

Turbo Pascal 5

1988, Aug 24

Turbo C for DOS 1.0

1987, May 13

Turbo Pascal 4

1987, Nov 20

Turbo Pascal 3

1986, Sept 17

Turbo Pascal 2

1984, Apr 17

Turbo Pascal 1 (Compass Pascal 3.0)

1983, Nov 20

Pascal as Modula

1977

Pascal – first book by Wirth and Jensen

1975

Pascal implemented

1973

Pascal defined by Prof. Niklaus Wirth

1971

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