Microsoft Delta Windows

Microsoft Delta was a short-lived source code version control system developed internally at Microsoft. It was notable for its ability to handle very large projects, but featured a very poor user interface. It was replaced by Microsoft SourceSafe.

Microsoft Electronic Forms Designer Windows

Microsoft Electronic Forms Designer 1.0 is an add on for Microsoft Mail that enables creation and routing of custom electronic forms using Microsoft Visual Basic.


This is Microsoft's implementation of the FORTRAN scientific-oriented high level programming language. It was one of their early core languages developed for the 8-bit computers and later brought to the 8086 and IBM PC. For the IBM OEM version, see the IBM Fortran Compiler. In 1993 Microsoft rebranded the product as Microsoft Fortran Powerstation. (Note: -80 refers to the 8080/Z80 platform, not the language specification version)

Microsoft Macro Assembler DOS

The Microsoft Macro Assembler (MASM) is an x86 assembler that uses the Intel syntax for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows. For a time, it competed with Borland Turbo Assembler. IBM re-branded early versions under the name IBM Macro Assembler. Later versions were bundled with Microsoft Visual Studio.

Microsoft OS/2 Programmer's Toolkit OS2

The Microsoft OS/2 Programmer's Toolkit 1.0 contains advanced OS/2 1.0 API sample code and documentation for use in conjunction with Microsoft's high-level programming products, sold separately. Software Development Kit, which bundled programming language support and pre-release components.

Microsoft OS/2 SDK DOS OS2

The Microsoft OS/2 SDK includes pre-release builds of OS/2, beta development tools, sample code, and loads of documentation. These were released prior to the OS/2 1.0 and 1.1 releases. Microsoft charged $3,000 in 1987 for the SDK. It was criticized as overpriced, buggy, and slow.

Microsoft Pascal DOS OS2

The Microsoft Pascal Compiler is Microsoft's implementation of the ISO Pascal language for DOS, Xenix, and OS/2. It was among Microsoft's early language products provided for DOS. It was superseded by Microsoft QuickPascal. The Microsoft Pascal Compiler was licensed to IBM, who sold it as the IBM Pascal Compiler.

Microsoft Programmers Library DOS

Programmer's Library is a comprehensive collection of the most useful reference information available for programmers in MS-DOS and OS/2 environments. With Programmer's Library you can instantly get authoritative information about programming from books, manuals, and sample code in the following categories: Microsoft OS/2 References, Microsoft Windows References, MS-DOS References, Microsoft Network References, Microsoft Systems Journal, Hardware References, Microsoft C Language References, Microsoft Macro Assembler References, Microsoft BASIC Language References, Microsoft Pascal Language References, Microsoft FORTRAN Language References valuable programs, data, and sample code files 1991 for DOS](/product/bookshelf/91).

Microsoft Source Profiler DOS OS2

Microsoft Source Profiler is an application speed analysis tool for use with Microsoft language products. Version 1.x supports both DOS and OS/2.

Microsoft SQL Server Windows OS2

A database server from Microsoft. It was originally based on Sybase SQL Server, and the first versions were for OS/2. It was available as a standalone product and also as a part of Microsoft BackOffice Server.

Microsoft Test Windows

Microsoft Test is a development tool that automates application regression testing. With it you write scripts that simulate user typing and clicking, and validate the resulting output.

Microsoft Visual Basic DOS Windows

First released in 1991, Microsoft Visual Basic was a programming environment where one could build an application by visually creating the user interface first, and then adding code. In contrast, even the smallest Visual Basic basic programs could take reams of program code to write in C or C++. Visual Basic was extremely popular for business application programming. The language itself was an interpreted BASIC dialect, however speed was maintained through the use of reusable compiled libraries (DLLs and VBX controls). These however, limited application development to Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft Visual Studio Windows

Visual Studio is an IDE (integrated development environment) for Microsoft Windows that allows developers to develop a variety of applications. It is a bundle of seperate programming products, including Microsoft Visual C++, Microsoft J++, Microsoft Visual Basic, and Foxpro

Microsoft Windows CE Toolkit Windows

Microsoft Windows CE Toolkit it a set of development tools to enable Windows CE development in Visual Basic, Visual C++ and other languages.

Microsoft WinPad SDK Windows

WinPad is a Personal Information Manager designed for part of a "non-dos" x86 based PDA operating system with a Win API set. The WinPad project was later abandoned in favor of the 32-bit Windows CE.


Mix C, from Mix Software, is a small and simple C compiler. It was sold alongside a well-written book on the C programming language. Later versions were known as Power C

MKS Toolkit DOS

MKS Toolkit for DOS is a Unix interoperability package for MS/PC-DOS. It provides Unix tools and commands that run natively under MS-DOS.

MSDN Windows

MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network) is the documentation for Microsoft's development tools, API's and SDK's.

Multiscope Debuggers DOS

Multiscope Debuggers for Windows is a debugging system for Windows 3.0 and 3.1 that features a GUI debugging interface, C++ debugging, a crash analyzer, execution control, advanced breakpoint capability, message spying, and remote debugging. There were also versions for DOS and OS/2.

ObjectVision Windows

ObjectVision is a forms-based programming environment from Borland. It is different from others in that all "programming" is done using decision trees rather than a programming language. ObjectVision can read and write Paradox, Btrieve, Dbase III, and III Plus databases.

Open Genera Unix

Genera is a commercial operating system and integrated development environment for Lisp machines developed by Symbolics. It is essentially a fork of an earlier operating system originating on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AI Lab's Lisp machines which Symbolics had used in common with Lisp Machines, Inc. (LMI), and Texas Instruments (TI). Genera is also sold by Symbolics as Open Genera, which runs Genera on computers based on a Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) Alpha processor using Tru64 UNIX. the programming language Lisp. software using a mix of programming styles with extensive support for object-oriented programming.

Oracle Server Developer OS2

These are development tools, mainly SQL Plus, for use with an Oracle Database.

OS/2 Developer Connection OS2

IBM's semi-often correspondence for OS/2 development.

Paradox DOS Windows

Originally released in 1985 by Ansa Software and later sold to Borland, Paradox is a high-speed relational database product that integrates with Borland's "Turbo" products. It was notable for its Query By Example feature, and its Paradox Application Language. It was popular in the late 80s and early 90s, and competed against database product such as dBase, Symantec Q&A, Foxpro, Clipper, Clarion, DataEase, R:Base, and DataFlex.

Pascal/MT+ DOS CPM

Pascal/MT+ is an ISO 7185 compatible Pascal compiler sold by Digital Research as part of their CP/M product line. There were versions for CP/M-80, CP/M-68k, CP/M-86, and MS-DOS.