Name: Alan Cooper
Born: June 3, 1952 in San Francisco, California, USA
Computer related contributions
- Widely recognized as the "Father of Visual Basic."
- Wrote "General Ledger" one of the first business software written for microcomputers and then on to authoring Visual Basic.
- Wrote business programming language CBASIC, an early competitor to Microsoft Basic.
- The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High-Tech Products Drive Us Crazy
- How to Restore the Sanity, About Face: The Essentials of User Interface Design, VBX