Peter Coffees 25 Killer Apps of All Time - 1985: Excel for Macintosh

 
 
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.

 
 
 

Making 1-2-3 suddenly seem comparatively crude, Microsoft Excel set a new standard for direct manipulation of the venerable spreadsheet interface as well as for elegant graphics.

Peter Coffees 25 Killer Apps of All Time - 1985: Excel for Macintosh
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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