From the history of WWDC. 1988 and 1989

The very first conference for independent “Apple” developers of Apple took place in 1983, and opened its Steve jobs. Since 1987, these conferences are held annually. Nowadays they are called WWDC, some of them I’ll tell.

On the first “prehistoric” conference under the management of Steve jobs and the very first official one (1987), open John sculley, read here. If you’re interested, of course.

In the 80s, the reality was different from the present. Before the invasion of communication technology into the personal lives of all the inhabitants of the planet remained a few years, the threat of this aggression has felt, almost physically. Was waiting for her with delight and envied his descendants (you and me), today seems a lost Golden age.

In those days all sorts of public events – conferences, congresses, exhibitions and the like – were carried out more often. Other ways to convey to a variety of people ideas and to inspire them with their achievements virtually no. Even then, few people knew how to read (understanding written, I mean). Since the late 90 and till our days these events is getting smaller.

I will tell you about two Apple developer conferences in 1988 and 1989. Most likely, they had already called Apple’s WWDC, although there is, in addition to today’s Wikipedia, not calls. All the “session” WWDC except the keynote address, was designed exclusively for conference participants and secret.

Again: were the conference on the background of hundreds of his own kind, alone, Apple spent a dozen much more massive and popular shows. Among the important events in Apple’s “dub-dub-Dee-CEE” (WWDC “the American”) was included only in the second half of the 90s.

WWDC-1988

Memories about this conference, most likely, simply have not survived. I rummaged through a bunch of rooms, MacUser, MacWorld, InfoWorld and Apple2000 for 1988-1989 in search of any sign of her – the feeling that it did not exist – but, in the end, I managed to find two references. It is not a phantom.

In both cases, it is called a “developers conference”, one of them stating “this spring.”

The exact dates of the WWDC-88 unknown unknown, was it the traditional five days, as all 29 have followed her. Most likely in the spring. Before I found mention of the event even the time of year was unknown.

But modern sources in unison report that it was in San Jose, “in the same Convention center (Convention Center), where Apple held WWDC before 2002 and where the company returned in 2017”. And WWDC-2018 is the same.

Meanwhile, the San Jose McEnery Convention Center (Convention center McEnery) was opened in… 1989.

WWDC 1988 was held in the old conference center.

The opening speech was pronounced by John Scully.

In April 1988, Apple released System 6, which is supported by the 68030 processor and Apple’s SuperDrive, compatible with IBM PC floppy drive for 3.5 inch floppy with a capacity of 1.44 megabytes. It was used in the Mac IIx and Mac SE/30. SuperDrive and I remember, before his appearance I did not realize how floppy the ephemeral and short-lived. In the first incarnations SuperDrive was so cranky that his name became known not a very good design in real and virtual worlds.

SuperDrive soon corrected, but the memory of it persisted for a long time.

System 6 – the best and the perfect system the first of the classical era. Simple and effective, very reliable as a Kalashnikov rifle. Still written in asm, the Assembly language processor of the 68k family from Motorola.

The use of the assembler could not strain – assemblers for the 68000/68010, 68020 and 68030 are not identical. And the size of the system increased.

Scully mentioned the new operating system, saying a minimum of detail. It was obvious: the age of “six” came to an end.

But it’s all dug from under the sand dunes of the Mojave oblivion. WWDC-88 remembered for Clarus, which has become its symbol. Clarus, a representative of the unknown outside of Apple species “dog-cow” (“dogcow”). Clarus appeared in pictographic font Cairo designed by Susan Kare in 1983 for the first Mac. In Cairo this symbol was in place of the letter “z”.

The character had to act like a dog, and, in my opinion, it doesn’t look like a cow, but someone (almost half of the developers of the first Mac) decided that the cow is not similar to a dog, is that a little bit. The conflict was resolved, a symbol called the dogcow, gave him a personal name, it has occupied an important place in the corporate mythology Apple Computer and Claris. By the way, the latest in the Apple so called, unofficially.

Icons with Clarus and t-shirts with him were distributed to all participants WWDC-1988. This icon was on Scully during his speech, and sure enough there was his picture with this icon – but most likely it didn’t survive.

That’s all about WWDC-1988…

WWDC-1989

Opening the conference, 1989, John sculley, told the world about the new operating system, causing a storm of delight and lots of unrealistic expectations. The conference was opened on 9 may at the new San Jose McEnery Convention Center, this time really “is” and closed on may 12. Since then, all WWDC continues for five working days, Monday to Friday.

Scully promised the release of System 7.0 in the first quarter of 1990. Assistants showed the system in action and thanked the hall for applause. Shown impressive.

Multitasking. However, “cooperative” instead of “displacing” or a present, – as in UNIX and OS/2. Traditional Mac. In 1986 Andy Herzfeld have written a tool Switcher allows you to use multiple programs simultaneously and switch from one to another. Utility was viable, but not too reliable. Based on it, Mike was Sweating, future technical Director of the company Taligent, developed MultiFinder official part of the operating system, and Mac is now supported multitasking, at the request of the user. To switch from the Finder in MultiFinder or return had to include the desired mode, restart the computer.

Experience using MultiFinder I had, after trying it five or six times, I refused it. RAM then Macs for multitasking is not enough.

Virtual memory (only for Macs 68020 c, in the presence of chip memory management 68851 PMMU or 68030 with a built-in unit PMMU).

During the presentation, the assistants showed Mac with 8 MB of RAM, and virtual memory 30 MB… Unreal. I think the virtual memory size was not to exceed the amount of physical – although this could be wrong. But if you do not require virtual memory too much.

SIMMS RAM was very expensive, virtual memory was a good and economical alternative.

Classic Mac with the 68000 is virtual memory is not supported at all.

In the new system for addressing planned to use all 32 bits (instead of 24 as in previous versions). It raises the limit of RAM Macs to the fantastic and fascinating in those years, values up to 4 gigabytes!

Cool. From 1984 to 1991, in Inside Macintosh, in numerous documents, forums, and wherever possible still, Apple encouraged developers to use to access the flags control block of memory, the special API. While everyone knew (and this one did not hide), that these same flags can be removed and installed without any API, as they were located in the “lower” unused byte of the address.

All programs that used this “hack”, with full 32-bit addressing was incompatible. Absolutely. The release of System 7.0 “killed” hundreds of programs, including the most vital to users. In 7.0.1 in system settings added check-box to enable or disable “32-bits clean”, and offenders were asked nicely quickly improve. The Mac AppStore.

In some of the later releases by default, 32-bit frequency began to shut down. Since Apple does not believe in the rationality of independent developers.

Communication between programs (Publish and Subscribe). Vector fonts (not PostScript its own standard, based on the bézier equations of the second order, TrueType). To incorporate into its program this functionality wasn’t easy, realized it was cumbersome and not very logical.

Aliases. Something like references to objects in the file system, but “smart”. Features using a Mac native file system, aliases managed not to lose files and folders if they are moved.

Not kept Scully from listeners and terrible: the new system will require much more resources than version six. At least 2 megabytes of RAM are needed for the “seven”. To enable the system to perform something useful, required 2.5 M or more.

The system was released 13 may 1991. Having ALL promised. For the system itself, I think, enough for 1.5 M, 2.5 M my Macintosh SE “fly”. Two times slower than under the six, but “seven” was so much new and useful, that the back is not wanted. And, by the way, it may well be that the 1.5 M of RAM is enough my SE only because I cannot turn on virtual memory.

Blue, Pink and Red

The last interesting topic. That led to the birth System 7, and not just her. I will write about them separately.

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