Retro App Store

How App Store would look like if it was launched in 80s

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182005
Andrey TkachenkoMaker@tkachenko · Founder AppStor.io
Hi Hunters! My name is Andrey and this is a fantasy about how App Store would look like if it was launched in the far eighties. Data on apps and their ratings are taken from AppStorio. Bootstrap theme BOOTSTRA.386 is a design basis.
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Ben Tossell@bentossell · newCo
@tkachenko this is awesome haha!
182005
Andrey TkachenkoMaker@tkachenko · Founder AppStor.io
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Justin McNally@j_mcnally · Maker
@tkachenko I was going to ask if this was BOOTSTRA.386 well done.
182005
Andrey TkachenkoMaker@tkachenko · Founder AppStor.io
@j_mcnally Yes, it’s based on cool BOOTSTRA.386 project ( https://github.com/kristopolous/... ) which implements Ncurses interface pretty well.
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Ouriel Ohayon@ourielohayon · KZen, CEO / Co-founder isai (VC)
Looks better than today's App store!
182005
Andrey TkachenkoMaker@tkachenko · Founder AppStor.io
@ourielohayon May be ;) We love power of simplicity too!
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Tori Bunte@stttories · PMM, HPE Storage
I would share this with some oldies in my professional and personal life but for the former I think Grindr being in the top spot means I shouldn't :P
182005
Andrey TkachenkoMaker@tkachenko · Founder AppStor.io
@stttories We need to be more bolder =)
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Duane Wilson✌️Pro@helloduane · I like Designing & Building Products
Woot! Maybe I'm old but I love seeing these retro design projects come back around like this. It's also become mainstream trendy, the Sacramento Kings announced all the home games would be in retro colors and uniforms for instance... A personal bias but would rather have seen it in Mac OS 6 or 7 :D Nice job!
182005
Andrey TkachenkoMaker@tkachenko · Founder AppStor.io
@duanewilsonsf I also was considering the idea to base the interface on first MacOS versions. But as for me, even they looked more modern than the magic of black and blue screens of Ms DOS & Unix OS.
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Elia Morling@tribaling · IdeaHunt.io
Reminds me of Norton Commander:)
182005
Andrey TkachenkoMaker@tkachenko · Founder AppStor.io
@tribaling Yes, it looks like Ncurses text-based user interfaces library https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nc... And many applications from eighties are based on it.
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Elia Morling@tribaling · IdeaHunt.io
@tkachenko I see, I didn't know that. Thanks for sharing