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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (40 stories)
“It's always necessary to seek for perfection. Obviously, for us, this word no longer has the same meaning. To me, it means: from one canvas to the next, always go further, further...” -- Pablo Picasso

  
Software Design:  (40)
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My first job on the Macintosh project
February 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Prototypes,Software Design,Early Programs,Technical
7
 (3.93)
Steve inspires Bill by pointing out something about the real world
May 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Inspiration,QuickDraw
9
 (4.63)
We hooked up a mouse to the Apple II
June 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Apple Spirit,Prototypes,Technical,Apple II,Compensation
7
 (4.33)
A brief history of desk accessories
October 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,User Interface,Personality
14
 (4.45)
The creation of resources
December 1981
Bruce Horn
Software Design, Origins, Technical, User Interface
7
 (4.15)
A curious style of programming
January 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Technical,Lisa
6
 (4.17)
Chris tries to make a Steve-approved calculator
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design
5
 (4.63)
Steve has a unique idea for the software
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Personality
8
 (4.21)
It's hard to measure progress by lines of code
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management,Lisa
6
 (4.68)
The Lisa Filer was radically redesigned with no time to spare
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Lisa,User Interface,Management
1
 (4.26)
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