9th May 1998 : My first PC arrives ( Pentium I, 200 Mhz, 32 MB RAM, 2.1 GB HDD). Spent time learning basics, playing games, exploring chip magazine CDs, exploring encyclopedias and listening to songs.
1999 (FYJC) : Learned FoxPro 2.5, continued timepass with my computer.
2000 (SYJC) : Mostly studies.
March-April(2000) : Read the book "VC++ 5 Special Edition", understood nothing. Started learning basic C++ and HTML.
2000-2001 (First Year Engg) : Learnt PASCAL, DOS,DHTML , EzWindows continues, CGI, made another website. Started learning FLTK (Fast Light Toolkit) in holidays after exams.
2001-2002 (Second Year Engg) : Studied FLTK in detail. C++ Continued. Learnt C, TC++ BGI as part of syllabus. Tried some x86 assembly language programing. Upgraded my PC ( P III 800 Mhz, 128 MB RAM, 20 GB HDD). Worked on project related to "Interfacing computer controlled devices to Internet". It was presented at Terna Engg. College.
2002 (Holidays after Second Year) : Created a personal website. Learned Microsoft Speech API (SAPI). Finished learning FLTK.
Phase I completed. Five years of delightful programing.