As promised in part 1, here are some additional thoughts regarding the build that was shown in BYTE's December 1983 issue, as well as some other related bits....
Sunday, November 5 2017
Evolution of Windows 1.0 Part 1 follow-up
Sunday, November 5 2017, 12:18 / no comments
Thursday, November 9 2017
Evolution of Windows 1.0 Part 2: The announcement build
Thursday, November 9 2017, 16:52 / no comments
On November 10th, 1983, Microsoft officially announced Windows in New York. The initial release date was scheduled for April 1984. In hindsight, this was obviously far too optimistic and probably also part of Microsoft's strategy to secure early endorsement by OEMs and ISVs as well as limiting their...
Sunday, November 19 2017
Switch to Chicago
Sunday, November 19 2017, 13:41 / one comment
The recent (re)leak of Windows 95 build 90c sparked some new interest in these early builds, and a relatively obscure feature recieved its small share of attention: the ability to run Windows 3.1 in a window inside Chicago....