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VisiCalc for the IBM Personal Computer

Edouard J. Desautels

VisiCalc for the IBM Personal Computer

by Edouard J. Desautels

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Published by W.C. Brown Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • VisiCalc.,
  • IBM Personal Computer -- Programming.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesVisiCalc for the I.B.M. Personal Computer.
    StatementEdouard J. Desautels.
    SeriesMicrocomputer power
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5548.4.V57 D468 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 155 p. :
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3511623M
    ISBN 100697099679
    LC Control Number82071645

    On Aug , Phillip “Don” Estridge announced the IBM Personal Computer (IBM ) with a price tag of $1, It revolutionized the way the world did business. One year later, the IBM PC earned Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” award.   Twenty-five years ago, IBM changed the world. It wasn't intentional. When Big Blue announced a microcomputer called the IBM Personal Computer on Aug , it hoped only to make a nice : Lincoln Spector.

    VisiCalc (for ”visible calculator”)[1] was the first spreadsheet computer program for personal computers, originally released for the Apple II by VisiCorp. It is often considered the application that turned the microcomputer from a hobby for computer enthusiasts into a serious business tool, prompting IBM to introduce the IBM PC two years later.[2]. Microsoft Adventure provides the IBM Personal Computer with a role-playing fantasy game. The game setting is a vast network of caves beneath the earth and the land outside. The fantasy world contains rooms or nodes, 15 treasures, 40 useful objects and 12 problems to solve. The program allows players to store the status of two games on a.

    Although it retains the original meaning of “personal computer”, the IBM architecture has so dominated the industry that it soon came to mean IBM compatible computers to the exclusion of other machines. VisiCalc met its match in when Lotus shipped for the IBM PC. The executive's guide to the IBM Personal Computer. (book reviews) Susan Glinert-Cole. The Executive's Guide to the IBM Personal Computer If you are just interested in VisiCalc, or you feel your image needs some upgrading The Executive's Guide to the IBM Personal Computer by Alan J. Parker from Reston Publishing may help you out, but I rather doubt it.


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The Visicalc Book for the IBM Personal Computer by Donald H. Beil (Author)Format: Paperback. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone Author: Brandt R. Allen. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 28 cm.

Series Title: Microcomputer power. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xiv, pages ; 24 cm. Series Title: Addison-Wesley microcomputer books. xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm + 2 program files (IBM PC) on 1 computer disc (5 1/4 in.) Details: System requirements for floppy disk: 64K; VisiCalc program; 1 disk drive.

Other Titles: Using the I.B.M. Personal Computer, VisiCalc: Responsibility: Robert Crowley. VisiCalc for the IBM PC When IBM introduced its IBM Personal Computer in Augustit made sure to showcase the native version of VisiCalc.

VisiCalc was one of the few programs available immediately after it was released and it soon became the top-selling program for the IBM PC. VisiCalc Executable for the IBM PC The original VisiCalc program that ran on the IBM PC in still runs on today's PCs.

I have included it here, with the kind permission of Lotus who now owns the copyright, for people to try themselves. DataPerfect workbook for IBM personal computers and PC networks, version [WordPerfect] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

DataPerfect workbook for IBM personal computers and PC networks, version Author: WordPerfect. Dan and Bob's Videos About the VisiCalc Announcement in Videos of Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston relating to the June announcement of VisiCalc at the Personal Computing Festival at the National Computer Conference, including.

" The VisiCalc Book: IBM-PC Edition by Donald H. Beil A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Get this from a library.

Advanced uses of VisiCalc for the IBM Personal Computer. [Edouard J Desautels]. ibm pc visicalc free download - Virus Definitions for Norton AntiVirus // (PowerPC/Intel), Passport PC to Host, Power PC Washer, and many more programs.

IBM Personal Computer and VisiCalc for the IBM PC. The IBM PC The IBM PC (known inside IBM as the model ) was launched on Aug and represented IBM's entry into the microcomputer marketplace. The DigiBarn has an IBM PC with a built-in 5MB hard disk (a somewhat unusual aftermarket upgrade).

VisiCorp Visi On was a short-lived but highly influential graphical user interface -based operating environment program for IBM compatible personal computers running MS-DOS.

Although Visi On was never popular, as it had steep minimum system requirements for its day, it was a major influence on the later development of Microsoft per: VisiCorp.

The Visicalc Book for the IBM Personal Computer Jan 1, by Donald H. Beil Paperback. $ $ 4 More Buying Choices $ (5 Used & New offers) The Visicalc Book: Atari Edition Aug 1, by Donald H. Beil. The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC, is the original version of the IBM PC compatible hardware platform.

It is IBM model number and was introduced on Aug It was created by a team of engineers and designers under the direction of Don Estridge in Boca Raton, Florida. The generic term "personal computer" ("PC") was in use years CPU: Intel @ MHz.

The name "VisiCalc" is a compressed form of the phrase "visible calculator" (see email from Frankston, 4/15/b). VisiCalc became an almost instant success and provided many business people with an incentive to purchase a personal computer or an H-P 85 or 87 calculator from Hewlett-Packard (cf., Jim Ho, ).

transferred to the IBM Personal Computer with minimal modifications. Application Software VisiCalc* is a problem-solving program package for financial or mathematical forecasting and.

Conceived by Dan Bricklin, refined by Bob Frankston, developed by their company Software Arts, and distributed by Personal Software in (later named VisiCorp) for the Apple II computer, it propelled the Apple from being a hobbyist's toy to a useful tool for business, two years before the introduction of the IBM PC.

VisiCalc was, in part. VisiCorp was an early personal computer software publisher. Its most famous products were Microchess, Visi On and VisiCalc. It was founded in by Dan Fylstra and Peter R. Jennings as Personal Software, and first published Jennings' Microchess program for the MOS Technology KIM-1 computer, and later Commodore PET, Apple II, TRS and Atari it released VisiCalc Founders: Dan Fylstra, Peter R Jennings.

VisiCalc was ported to a variety of platforms and managed to transform this era's microcomputers to business machines. InIBM used this opportunity to enter Author: Aris Mpitziopoulos.Spreadsheet calculations, an essential form of commercial data processing, had until then required very large and expensive mainframe computing centers.

Now they could be done by a single person on a personal computer. When the IBM PC was released two years later, VisiCalc was regarded as essential software for business and accounting.VisiCalc (for "visible calculator") [1] was the first spreadsheet computer program for personal computers, originally released for the Apple II by is often considered the application that turned the microcomputer from a hobby for computer enthusiasts into a serious business tool, prompting IBM to introduce the IBM PC two years later.

[2] VisiCalc is considered the .