Lynn Wegley, one half of the team that writes the popular InfoManager Newsletter and long time User Group volunteer, recently posted a link to a great article on the history of Apple DOS, a complete operating system written in seven (yep, only seven) weeks that changed the face of computing. Better yet, Apple gave the Computer History Museum permission to publish that first system’s source code and accompanying documentation as part of the museum’s Software Gems: The Computer History Museum Historical Source Code series. What were you doing in 1978? Apple was bringing their first mass-market computer to a lucky few. What would they think if they could see today’s products?

Read the article.

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 (Thanks for the fun link Lynn!)