The Apple II Monitor Peeled released by A.P.P.L.E.

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Press Release:

Seattle, Washington — July 22, 2016 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) is proud to announce the immediate availability of the classic book The Apple II Monitor Peeled by William E. Dougherty.

Last published by A.P.P.L.E. in 1979, this release returns the book to print and for the first time in Hardcover.  Writing programs for an Apple II computer is simplified by having a useful reference for the Apple II Monitor that describes how to make use of a particular feature.  The Apple II Monitor Peeled examines the Apple II Monitor and ROM address range $F800~$FFFF, and provides a useful reference for Peeks, Pokes, and Calls.

 

Features

  Restored pages and a new back cover.
  Back in print for the first time since 1979.
  Available in Softcover and Hardcover for the first time.
  Peeks, Pokes, and Calls organized by topic.
  Memory Locations in Hex and Decimal fully described.
  ROM contents of the Apple II described and organized by subject.
  Keyboard Input, Text Output, and Screen Format routines.
  Machine Language program development aids.
  Beneficial for Machine Language and BASIC programmers.

 

Availability

The Apple II Monitor Peeled is available in Softcover and Hardcover through the Lulu bookstore.

 

Producers

Brian Wiser — Apple consultant, historian and archivist.  Designer, editor, and co-producer of several books including Nibble Viewpoints, The WOZPAK Special Edition, What’s Where in the Apple: Enhanced Edition, and The Colossal Computer Cartoon Book: Enhanced Edition.  Producer/Director of the documentary film Done The Impossible: The Fans’ Tale of Firefly & Serenity, Beagle Bros and Applied Engineering webmaster.  Brian also co-produced the retro iOS game Structris, and is a co-producer/writer for CallApple.org and Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine.

Bill Martens — Apple historian and enthusiast, Programmer, President of Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) and co-producer of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine, Nibble Viewpoints, The WOZPAK Special Edition, and What’s Where in the Apple: Enhanced Edition. Bill also co-produced the retro iOS game Structris.

 

Publisher

Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) has been a global Apple user group since 1978, with membership peaking near 50,000 in 1985.  Offering many services, A.P.P.L.E. is also a book publisher and game developer. In 2013, the “The WOZPAK Special Edition” book was released containing Steve Wozniak’s restored hand-written notes and printouts about his Apple II computer, as well as a forward from Steve Wozniak and other Apple legends.

Press Information is available at:  www.callapple.org/press

About the Author

Brian Wiser

Brian is an A.P.P.L.E. Board member and Managing Editor of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine. He is a long-time consultant, enthusiast and historian of Apple. Brian designed, edited, and co-produced several books including: "Nibble Viewpoints: Business Insights From The Computing Revolution," "What's Where in the Apple: Enhanced Edition," and "The WOZPAK: Special Edition" – an important Apple II historical book with Steve Wozniak's restored original, technical handwritten notes as well as a forward from Steve Wozniak and other Apple legends. Brian also co-produced the retro iOS game Structris. Brian was an extra in Joss Whedon’s movie “Serenity,” leading him to being a producer/director for the documentary film “Done The Impossible: The Fans’ Tale of Firefly & Serenity.” He brought some of the Firefly cast aboard his Browncoat Cruise and recruited several of the Firefly cast to appear in a film for charity. Brian speaks about his adventures to large audiences at conventions around the country.