e4 – Merryxmas

In a stocking-stuffer-sized holiday special we remember Merryxmas and other HyperCard viruses. Happy holidays!

Links for this episode:

  • HyperCard
  • "HyperCard was introduced by Apple in 1987. It shipped for free on all Macs. HyperCard was difficult to explain then, and -- to some degree -- remains so today." from Apple's Lost Decade on ZDNet
  • Myst (made with HyperCard)
  • HyperTalk scripting language
    • XCMDs (external commands) allowed extra features
    • Color Tools – became standard in HyperCard 2.2
  • @hypercard unofficial twitter account