Apple’s original software construction kit: HyperCard turns twenty-five years old today | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog IMG_8585 by tantek Attribution-NonCommercial License I missed Hypercard’s birthday yesterday. I can begins to explain how this application has affected my computing life. HyperCard lowered the bar to making ‘software’ on a mac. When I started using…

An introduction to Apple’s Hypercard. Guests include Apple Fellow and Hypercard creator Bill Atkinson, Hypercard senior engineer Dan Winkler, author of “The Complete Hypercard Handbook” Danny Goodman, and Robert Stein, Publisher of Voyager Company. Demonstrations include Hypercard 1.0, Complete Car Cost Guide, Focal Point, Laserstacks, and National Galllery of Art. Originally broadcast in 1987. via…

Alan ask: http://cogdogblog.com/2018/06/interviewing-your-domain/ And suppies some questions, just like blogs way back when! What is your domain name and what is the story, meaning behind your choice of that as a name? johnjohnston.info ’cause .com and .co.uk and others were not available. I waited too long to get my name. What was your understanding, experience…

Linked from several mac blogs and news sites is the HyperCard episode of Simple Beep (Simple Beep is a podcast looking back at the history of Apple and the Mac community). HyperCard is a pice of software that certainly changed my life, turning me from someone who had no interest in computers at all to…

I went along to TeachMeetGLA on Tuesday evening a couple of weeks ago. Arriving before the crowd I noticed the very pleasant surroundings in CitizenM and very fast WiFi. Folk and the pizza started arriving around 5 before the 5:30 kick off. It was a great TM harking back to the early days. Ian kept…

I am John Johnston A Primary Teacher in Scotland. I currently teach primary 5-6-7 in Banton Primary, the Banton Biggies. From 1993 until 17th October 2008 a class teacher at Sandaig Primary in Glasgow. In 20th October 2008 I joined North Lanarkshire Council as an Educational ICT Development Officer where I was until 2016. From January…

A while back I backed Next Generation LiveCode (Open Source) by RunRev Ltd on Kickstarter this week RUNRev released the Community Edition of LiveCode. North Lanarkshire, where I work, is just starting to roll out Livecode to the high schools to their computing departments. Although I deal with primaries, this is quite exciting, I am…