Seattle, Washington — July 22, 2016 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) and Robert Tripp are proud to announce the immediate availability of the book What’s Where in the Apple – Enhanced Edition: A Complete Guide to the Apple II Computer.
And now on November 23, 2020, due to popular demand, What’s Where in the Apple is available in additional versions and formats! First and foremost, our “Enhanced Edition” has more design readability enhancements, a few small corrections, and new ProDOS 2.4/2.5 content, increasing the page count by four, totaling 600 pages.
Beyond that complete book, What’s Where in the Apple is also available as two separate books: Volume 1 (The Guide, 382 pages, Blue cover) and Volume 2 (Atlas & Gazetteer, 259 pages, Green cover) – in Coil Bound, Paperback, and Hardback formats.
Produced in coordination with original publisher Robert Tripp and last published in 1984, this new Enhanced Edition is the most complete and accurate edition ever created, featuring improved readability, new coverage of the Apple IIe and Apple IIc, and a forward and historical perspective by Robert Tripp. It was over a two year project of correcting countless legacy mistakes, adding new content, and dramatically improving formatting and readability.
A comprehensive guide to the hardware and firmware organization and architecture of the Apple II computer, What’s Where in the Apple discusses concepts and programming techniques useful for mastering the inner workings and hidden mechanisms of the Apple II. The numerical Atlas and alphabetical Gazetteer guide you to over 2,700 memory locations of PEEKs, POKEs, and CALLs in DOS and ProDOS. The names and locations of various Monitor, DOS, Integer BASIC, and Applesoft BASIC routines are listed, and information is provided on their use.
Applesoft and Integer BASIC users will learn how to speed up and streamline programs. Assembly language users will discover routines that simplify coding and interfacing. All users will find this book helpful to understand the Apple II and essential for mastering it!
What’s Where in the Apple – Enhanced Edition is available through the A.P.P.L.E. bookstore with production and fulfillment by Lulu.com. A disk image for the programs is available on the Apps page.
- Table of Contents – Enhanced Edition
- Table of Contents – Volume 1 (The Guide)
- Table of Contents – Volume 2 (Atlas & Gazetteer)
- The definitive guide to the Apple II computer encompassing 600 pages and updated in 2020. With over 4,000 hours of editing, restoration, formatting, and new features, this new Enhanced Edition is the most complete and accurate edition ever created.
- New Forward and The Evolution of WWA by original publisher Robert Tripp. Article by William F. Luebbert about WWA that originally appeared in MICRO. Introduced and produced by two long-time Apple historians, Brian Wiser and Bill Martens.
- All Apple IIe and Apple IIc models are covered for the first time in two Chapters and the Atlas/Gazetteer. More new features include: Chapter 1 describing Apple computer models, Appendices, Glossary, and Index.
- 23 Chapters encompassing a comprehensive guide to the hardware and firmware organization and architecture of the Apple II computer to help BASIC and Assembly language programmers through clear tutorials and examples.
- Over 2,700 memory locations of PEEKs, POKEs, and CALLs in DOS and ProDOS, detailing routines and use.
- All complete programs in the book are available on an Apple II DSK image.
Brian Wiser — Producer of books, films, games, and events, as well as an Apple consultant, historian and archivist. Designer, editor, and co-producer of dozens of books including: Nibble Viewpoints: Business Insights From The Computing Revolution, Cyber Jack: The Adventures of Robert Clardy and Synergistic Software, Synergistic Software: The Early Games, Graphically Speaking: Enhanced Edition, 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. Producer/Director of the documentary film “Done The Impossible: The Fans’ Tale of Firefly & Serenity“, his Browncoat Cruise convention with Firefly cast, and an extra in the movie “Serenity.” Co-producer of Beagle Bros and Applied Engineering websites, the retro iOS game Structris, and co-producer/writer for CallAPPLE.org and Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine. Brian is also the author of The Etch-a-Sketch and Other Fun Programs.
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, and books like: Cyber Jack, Synergistic Software: The Early Games, Nibble Viewpoints, The WOZPAK Special Edition, and What’s Where in the Apple: Enhanced Edition. Bill also co-produced and co-programmed the retro iOS game Structris. Bill is the author of ApPilot/W1, Beyond Quest, The Anatomy of an EAMON, and multiple EAMon adventure games. He is a systems engineer specializing in office infrastructures and has been programming since 1976. And he is the production editor for the A.P.P.L.E. website CallAPPLE.org, writes science fiction novels in his spare time, and is a retired semi-pro football player.
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, and has produced dozens of new book titles since 2013 and over 100 Apple software titles.
A.P.P.L.E. published the The WOZPAK Special Edition – a detailed book containing Steve Wozniak’s restored handwritten notes and printouts about his Apple II computer, as well as forewords from Steve Wozniak and other Apple legends. They also publish books such as: Graphically Speaking: Enhanced Edition by Mark Pelczarski, Tome of Copy Protection, Cyber Jack: The Adventures of Robert Clardy and Synergistic Software, Synergistic Software: The Early Games, Nibble Viewpoints: Business Insights From the Computing Revolution by Mike Harvey, What’s Where in The Apple: Enhanced Edition, The Colossal Computer Cartoon Book: Enhanced Edition by David H. Ahl, A.P.P.L.E. 1978 and 1979 magazine Compendiums, and the retro iOS game Structris.
Press information is available at: www.callapple.org/press