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Ward Cunningham starts Fit in Smalltalk Ward Cunningham brings Fit classic to Java Jim Shore ports Fit classic to .Net 2004?: Uncle Bob starts FitNesse in Java with a fork of Fit classic Java David Chelimsky implements FitNesse.NET (don't know if this was a fork of Fit classic .NET or a port of FitNesse Java) Rick Mugridge creates a library of powerful new fixtures, FitLibrary Java. 2005: Rick Mugridge and Ward Cunningham publish Fit for Developing Software: Framework for Integrated Tests. 2005: after seeing FitLibrary goodness in Java, Mike Stockdate starts implementing FitLibrary.NET 2006: David and Mike Stockdale merge FitLibrary.NET into FitNesse.NET 2007: seduced by the siren of dynamic typing, David leaves for the Ruby world and I become lead developer on FitNesse.NET 2008: Uncle Bob introduces Slim Java 2009: Mike Stockdale ports Slim to .NET, then decides to merge it with FitNesse.NET into a new codebase that I call fitSharp 2010: Gojko donates his DbFit.NET code and Mike Stockdale merges it into fitSharp