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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (12 stories)
“Great software requires a fanatical devotion to beauty.” -- Paul Graham

  
Bob Belleville:  (12)
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The creation of resources
December 1981
Bruce Horn
Software Design,Origins,Technical,User Interface
7
 (4.15)
The artists sign their work
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Apple Spirit,Industrial Design
12
 (4.33)
Bob has written many lines of code
April 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management
3
 (4.33)
The software team has a personality clash
May 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management, Personality Clashes
2
 (4.23)
Bob gives Bruce thirty days to finish the Resource Manager
August 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management
1
 (4.11)
Why the Mac design team got credit for their work
January 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,The Launch,The Press,Retreats
4
 (4.28)
My belated performance review is delivered verbally
February 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality Clashes
3
 (4.66)
A wild hack is added to the resource compiler
March 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Technical,Software Design,Prototypes,LaserWriter,Lisa,Lisa Rivalry
3
 (4.5)
Steve forbid us to work with Sony
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management,Lisa
6
 (4.75)
We present a Mac to Mick Jagger
January 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,Celebrities,The Launch
4
 (3.9)
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