Rapid Application Development Systems
From hypermedia software authoring for non-programmers, to object-oriented development tools for professional software engineers, to web application construction "kits", Bill has designed a wide variety products aimed at making software development fast and accurate.
Apple Computer, Inc. -- 1987
In working on the design of this groundbreaking hypermedia authoring environment Bill grappled with many of the core issues facing world wide web designers today.
Apple Computer, Inc. -- 1989
Bill was granted a utility patent for the window scroller he co-invented for this version of HyperCard.
Open R.O.A.D. 3.0
Ingres, Inc. -- 1993 to 1994
Bill extensively revamped the user interface for this family of Rapid Application Development (RAD) products.
QuickBuilder 2.x to 3.x
Documentum, Inc. -- 1995 to 1996
Bill "wrote the book" on this graphical interface builder.
SmartSpace and ViewSpace Intranet 2.0
Documentum, Inc. -- 1998
Bill designed 300 web page fragments and a dynamic page-assembly engine for creating custom, web-based, document management applications.