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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (32 stories)
“Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.” -- Thomas Edison

  
Bill Atkinson:  (32)
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The evolution of the Finder
January 1983
Bruce Horn
Software Design
11
 (4.58)
Why the Mac design team got credit for their work
January 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,The Launch,The Press,Retreats
4
 (4.28)
Having your own icon became a status symbol
February 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
MacPaint,Personality
5
 (4.25)
We cook up a special demo for John Sculley
March 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Recruiting,Early Programs
10
 (3.64)
Bill decides to leave out a very impressive feature
June 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
MacPaint,Software Design,QuickDraw,Technical,Lisa
6
 (4.56)
We needed to come up with a naming scheme for our fonts
August 1983
Susan Kare
Software Design,Personality
7
 (4.36)
We were always dealing with memory limitations
September 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Technical,Personality
4
 (3.93)
The very first location in low memory
October 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Testing,Technical
6
 (4.1)
We present a Mac to Mick Jagger
January 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,Celebrities,The Launch
4
 (3.9)
Some Comments about Developing Applications for the Apple Macintosh 128 Computer from a 20 Year Perspective
January 1984
David Craig
3rd party developers,Lisa,Software Design,Technical
14
 (3.0)
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