How to Choose a Spreadsheet Program?

Answer Choosing a spreadsheet program that provides all the functionality you need, but also performs to your particular specifications, can be tricky. For instance, many of the free spreadsheet solutions... Read More »

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What is the name of the first spreadsheet program?

The first spreadsheet program was called VisiCalc and was created by Daniel Bricklin and Bob Frankston to run on the Apple Computer. The program was first released in 1979 and sold more than 1 mill... Read More »

What is a spreadsheet program?

Spreadsheets are invaluable business and personal tools for managing and monitoring tasks, balancing budgets and other mathematical-related scenarios. A spreadsheet program is the software that ena... Read More »

What's the name of the first spreadsheet program?

VisiCalc was the first spreadsheet for personal computers. Developed by Dan Bricklin, Bob Frankston and Dan Fylstra, VisiCalc launched in 1979 on the Apple II computer. A later version ran on the I... Read More »

What was the name of the first spreadsheet program?

The first computer-based technology to create spreadsheets was called LANguage for Programming Arrays at Random (LANPAR). Professor Richard Mattessich developed the technology in 1961. Then, Daniel... Read More »