What choices made the Apple II such a juggernaut in the early personal computing days? How did it become the standard of personal computing that many people measured everything else by?
Nooney takes a walk through the software that debuted on the Apple II and how it shaped personal computing from something just for businesses, to something that was for everyone. A big highlight is that Apple was the only company in this era of computing that didn’t try to restrict developers so they could make sure they got money from all software sold for their platform.
Yes that’s the exact opposite thing they do now.