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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (40 stories)
“Good artists copy, great artists steal.” -- Picasso via Steve Jobs

  
Software Design:  (40)
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We almost lose Bill in a car accident
April 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,QuickDraw,Personality
6
 (4.63)
Bob has written many lines of code
April 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management
3
 (4.33)
Developer documentation was crucial to our success.
June 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Documentation,Software Design,Lisa
5
 (4.35)
User testing sometimes has surprising results
June 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
User Interface,Software Design,Lisa
8
 (4.66)
The Macintosh's first great game
June 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Games,Lisa,Marketing
15
 (4.57)
Bob gives Bruce thirty days to finish the Resource Manager
August 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management
1
 (4.11)
How the boot sound evolved
September 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design, Technical, Personality
7
 (4.35)
The evolution of the Finder
January 1983
Bruce Horn
Software Design
11
 (4.58)
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
7
 (4.58)
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