Peter Coffees 25 Killer Apps of All Time - 1981: dBase II

 
 
By eWEEK Labs  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Microsoft's Vista has widely inspired the "Why do I need that?" question, which past "killer applications" have answered in different ways for different platforms during three decades of personal computing.

 
 
 

Minicomputers costing far more were replaced by PCs when dBase II put just enough almost-relational rigor--and an accessible programming language--on desktops.

Peter Coffees 25 Killer Apps of All Time - 1981: dBase II
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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