or the oN-Line System, is often looked at as a mile marker in the
development of modern computing. It was the first system to use a
mouse, one of the first functional examples of hypertext, pioneered
remote collaboration, and so much more. But how much do you know
about NLS itself? In this series of episode I'm picking apart the
system behind the legend.
Part 2 we are looking at the development of NLS itself. Along the
way we talk timesharing, strange custom hardware, and complex
programming practices. Does NLS live up to the hype? You'll have to
listen to find out.
https://dougengelbart.org/content/view/374/ - Go watch
the Mother of All Demos
https://www.dougengelbart.org/content/view/140/ - 1968
NLS progress report
- 1966 progress report