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NewsThe origin of ESC PinPopular
Ravi Bhavnani6-Oct-12 4:39
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BrainiacV9-Oct-12 5:33
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I dunno, my experience has been the use of the Esc keycode to start a series of device command characters, you know, Esc Sequences? Something that is considered FM (not frequency modulation, F**king Magic) nowadays.

Many have been the times my employers have snagged me to create them because they had no idea what they were or how to use them.

Before WYSIWYG, if you wanted bold or italics, you had to embed esc sequences in the character streams to the printers. Or to generate barcode, or have a printer connected to a terminal and you wanted something printed instead of displayed on the terminal.
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NewsOne Solution, One window, all the references... The "Accurate References" Visual Studio Extension Pin
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NewsDoppio: A Java Virtual Machine, Compiler and Disassembler in JavaScript Pin
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News5 ways to sniff out online fakers Pin
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