Monday, April 09, 2007

The Amazing Graphing Calculator Story

Wikipedia says it best:
Ron Avitzur is a software developer. He worked with Apple Computer in the early 1990's. After Apple cancelled his project, Graphing Calculator he, together with his friend Greg Robbins, continued to work for free, sneaking into the building every day in order to continue development of the software. When completed, the software was so impressive that Apple executives used it as their standard demonstration of the then-new PowerPC chips, and agreed to ship the calculator with Mac OS 9.
- Wikipedia
It is an amazing story that Ron Has Written About, but then you could instead just watch Ron Give the Story in His Own words on Google Video.

And if by any chance you want to have a look at the latest version of the Graphing Calculator, you can do that Here.