Ted Johnson’s Visio Recollections

The original Visio, four shapes, logo and application icon.Ted Johnson’s Visio Corporation Info: “In just over two years, we had started a company, built a team, raised two rounds of venture funding, designed, built, tested, documented, and taken-to-market the last highly-successful commercial desktop application.”

Great backstory on the inspiration for, and the creation of, Visio 1.0. Two years is all it took to create the first release.

Definitely software’s golden age.

2 Comments

  1. Wow … thanx for pointing out this interesting site!

  2. Yeah, it’s pretty exciting! I’ve thought many, many, times it would be great to create a Visio history site. Looks like Ted beat me to it.

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