Updated: 12/30/2019 by Computer Hope
Name: Alan Cooper
Born: June 3, 1952, in San Francisco, California, USA
- 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.