History of the graphical user interface

from wikipedia. History of the graphical user interface The graphical user interface, understood as the use of graphic icons and a pointing device to control a computer, has a four decade history of incremental refinements built on some constant core principles. Several vendors have created their own windowing systems based on independent code, but with [...]

History of operating systems

from wikipedia. The history of computer operating systems recapitulates to a degree the recent history of computer hardware. Operating systems (OSes) provide a set of functions needed and used by most application programs on a computer, and the linkages needed to control and synchronize computer hardware. On the first computers, with no operating system, every [...]