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Common Desktop EnvironmentCommon Desktop Environment

Common Desktop Environment, a proprietary desktop environment for UNIX.

Available since 1993. Developed by Sun Microsystems Link points to external site, IBM Link points to external site, Novell Link points to external site and Hewlett-Packard Link points to external site.

Timeline
1989 OSF/Motif is released by Open Software Foundation
1993 CDE 1.0 (41 screenshots)
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Articles
“A guide to GUIs” from Byte 1989
“OSF/Motif” from Byte 1989
“Of mice and menus: Designing the user-friendly interface” from IEEE Spectrum 1989

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Desktop with applications in CDE 1.5 in Solaris 9
CDE 1.5 in Solaris 9
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Books

“The GUI Style Guide”

“Designing Visual Interfaces”

“The Cross-GUI Handbook”

Copyright © 2002-2006 Marcin Wichary, unless stated otherwise.