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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (33 stories)
“Our task is to read things that are not yet on the page.” -- Steve Jobs

  
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The very first location in low memory
October 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Testing,Technical
7
 (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)
A clever device transforms a printer into a scanner
June 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
3rd party developers,Hardware Design,Software Design,Technical
5
 (4.53)
I continued to work on the Font Manager even after I left Apple
March 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Technical,Personality,Allnighters,QuickDraw
1
 (4.2)
The Mac division undergoes an inconceivable reorganization
May 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Quitting
7
 (4.71)
The sad story of MacBasic
June 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management
9
 (4.05)
MacPaint 2.0
March 1986
David Ramsey
Maintenance,MacPaint
10
 (4.07)
An essay discussing where the Mac user interface came from
undated
Bruce Horn
Credit,Software Design,Origins
11
 (4.26)
A visual history of the development of the Lisa/Macintosh user interface
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Origins,User Interface,Early Programs,Lisa,QuickDraw,Software Design
11
 (4.82)
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