Number crunching without programming: the evolution of spreadsheet usability
Campbell-Kelly, Martin. (2007) Number crunching without programming: the evolution of spreadsheet usability. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, Vol.29 (No.3). pp. 6-19. ISSN 1058-6180Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MAHC.2007.4338438
The first personal-computer spreadsheet, VisiCalc, was launched in May 1979. During the next decade, the spreadsheet evolved from a simple calculating aid to an indispensable tool of modern business, employed by tens of millions of users who had little or no direct computer experience. This article describes the development of spreadsheet usability from VisiCalc through Lotus 1-2-3 to Microsoft Excel.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Computer Science|
|Journal or Publication Title:||IEEE Annals of the History of Computing|
|Number of Pages:||14|
|Page Range:||pp. 6-19|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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