John Gruber in a post on the passing of Niklaus Wirth:
Most of the apps that established the Macintosh as the platform for people with good taste in the 1980s and early 1990s were written in Pascal. THINK Pascal was an IDE years — maybe over a decade — ahead of its time.
THINK Pascal really was amazing. I’ve got fond memories of that era, reading Inside Macintosh books at the cafe or school and going home to tinker in THINK Pascal at night.