August 30, 2005
The History of Apple and Visicalc
Kelly McNeill writes "Many of us that were users of yesteryear's Apple II series of computers will almost certainly remember one of the primary pieces of software that was in use on those computers at the time - Visicalc. Many of us may have likely bought the computer specifically for this piece of software and were exposed to Apple for the first time as a result. Tom Hormby submitted the following editorial to osOpinion/osViews, which details the historical significance of this piece of software and how it played a significant role in the popularization of Apple's first consumer computer."