Daniel Ingalls

Updated: 03/06/2020 by Computer Hope
Daniel Ingalls

Name: Daniel Henry Holmes Ingalls, Jr.

Born: 1944

Computer-related contributions

  • Pioneer of object-oriented computer programming and the principal architect, designer, and implementer of five generations of Smalltalk environments.
  • Known for his work on bit blitting, pop-up menus, the Fabrik visual programming language, and the Lively Kernel.

Honors and awards

  • ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award (1984).
  • ACM Software Systems Award (1987).

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