Jurrasic Park

This is a discussion on Jurrasic Park within the A Brief History of Cprogramming.com forums, part of the Community Boards category; That title should probably grab your attention. If youve seen the movie Jurrasic Park you will know what I'm talking ...

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    Jurrasic Park

    That title should probably grab your attention. If youve seen the movie Jurrasic Park you will know what I'm talking about. There that one bad guy who writes the program code for the park. In one part of the movie you actually see the screen and the code. What programming language is that? Will it really compile?

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    I know the OS was Unix (as per statement by the girl), I think the code was java or C++
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    Java seems unlikely since the movie was released in 1993, but Java was released in 1995.
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    Probably C/C++ then. I'd have to go bak and look at teh movie to tell for sure, i dont have a copy of it anymore.
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    I don't think it makes a difference either way if it would have compiled since that was actually used as a plot device. I'm surprised that they had enough confidence in beta to actually have dinosaurs secured there, though. I would have stuck with statues until at least version one. Then future development or (god forbid) patching would have been simple.

    By the way this movie is a huge part of my childhood... so I know.

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    The computer class in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" uses C++ with MFC.
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    >>Probably C/C++ then. I'd have to go bak and look at teh movie to tell for sure, i dont have a copy of it anymore.

    One thing I did notice is that there were no semi-colons at the end of each line. I would guess an older language, maybe Cobol or Fortran(never seen code from either language).

    >>By the way this movie is a huge part of my childhood... so I know.

    You have know idea how much I loved Jurrasic Park as a kid. NO IDEA!(Why I was so interested in this)

    >>The computer class in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" uses C++ with MFC.

    I loved that show as a kid too(kind've gay to admit). Which episode was that?

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    Uh ... something from the first season. Pretty early - second or third episode, I'd say.
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    I'd go rent it but blockbuster charges full price for old releases now, so theres no reason to rent them. I mean why pay half as much to rent as it costs tobuy...
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    I tried finding it free on the internet but the picture is so bad I couldn't even read the screen.

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    It's on tv sometimes. Maybe I'll watch it a year from now and remember this post.

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    Yeah, I used to have all 3 of them on tape, but i lent it to someones kids and of course never saw it again lol.
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    So when will your version of Jurassic Park be open hw? You're obviously writing the code.

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    I once read it uses ADA. Don't know if it's right...

    I do have a VHS cassette of the movie here...
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