Kurt Schmucker

Kurt Schmucker
Senior Product Manager

"Kurt Schmucker is a Senior Product Manager. He is primarily charged with product management for Parallels Desktop for Mac, the Parallels flagship product. Prior to Parallels, Schmucker was the Senior Mac Evangelist in the Macintosh Business Unit (MacBU) at Microsoft Corp, the vice president for Macintosh products at Connectix, including Virtual PC for Macintosh, a member of the Advanced Technology Group at Apple. Outside of work, Kurt has been a fencer for many years, has four times been a member of the US team at the world championships, and has also been the coach of the US team. Pictures are available at http://www.naginata.org."

Parallels Toolbox 5.5 released!

Parallels Toolbox 5.5 released!

When Parallels Toolbox for Mac version 1.0 was first released in 2016, it had 20 tools. We promised that there would be regular updates with new tools added. We have certainly kept that promise! Version 5.5 was released today, and it has two new tools, for...
Programming Can Be a Game

Programming Can Be a Game

In what now seems like a lifetime ago, I was a programmer who used (and was a major advocate of) the Prograph programming language. As you can see in Figure 1, Prograph was a visual programming language. The boxes and lines you see in Figure 1 are not an...