Category: Books

Beneath Apple DOS and ProDOS 2020

John Snape has remastered the Apple II programming classics “Beneath Apple DOS” and “Beneath Apple ProDOS” and put them in one 450 page volume titled “Beneath Apple DOS and ProDOS 2020.” Remastering a book is no small effort, as I well know, and John has done a fine job of preserving and upgrading the work […]

Twilight II v2.0 released by A.P.P.L.E.

Seattle, Washington — July 24, 2020 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) is proud to announce the availability of a beautiful new 127 page manual for “Twilight II: The Ultimate Screensaver for Your Apple IIGS.” Twilight II was programmed by Jim R. Maricondo in 1993 and went through several revisions, eventually reaching a 2.0 […]

Higher Text Plus released by A.P.P.L.E.

Seattle, Washington — July 24, 2020 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) is proud to announce the availability of a new manual for “Higher Text Plus” written by Ron Aldrich and Darrell Aldrich in 1980. Generate upper and lower case text in a variety of typefaces, sizes, and colors from your programs for display […]

Ampermanager released by A.P.P.L.E.

Seattle, Washington — July 24, 2020 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) is proud to announce the availability of a new manual for “Ampermanager: Amper Soft & DOS Manager” written by Rick Sutcliffe in 1983. Ampermanager enhances the BASIC programming language on the Apple II by interfacing machine language routines directly to Applesoft with […]

ProCMD released by A.P.P.L.E.

Seattle, Washington — July 24, 2020 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) is proud to announce the availability of a new manual for “ProCMD: The Commander” written by Glen Bredon in 1987. From the author who gave us Big Mac comes ProCMD: The Commander – a set of ProDOS utilities and 25 new ProDOS […]

ProZAP released by A.P.P.L.E.

Seattle, Washington — July 24, 2020 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) is proud to announce the availability of a new manual for “ProZAP: A ProDOS Block Read/Write Utility” written by Gary Charpentier, Val J. Golding, Greg Kielian, and David Sparks in 1984. ProZAP is a ProDOS block read/write utility that is your key […]

The Secret Life of Penguins: working with Mark Pelczarski on his new book

The most noteworthy book I designed and edited this year was “Graphically Speaking: Enhanced Edition” by Mark Pelczarski, and there are some fun stories to share about its development. The book teaches graphics programming on the Apple II, compiling his “Graphically Speaking” tutorial columns that appeared in Softalk magazine. This new “Enhanced Edition” includes a […]

All About DOS: Enhanced Edition

Seattle, Washington — July 19, 2019 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) has released their new book “All About DOS: Enhanced Edition.” As a guide to DOS 3.3 for the Apple II, All About DOS contains many useful programs and in-depth topics. This new Enhanced Edition, encompassing over 560 pages, is improved with a […]

All About Pascal: Enhanced Edition

Seattle, Washington — July 19, 2019 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) has released their new book “All About Pascal: Enhanced Edition.” As a guide to the Pascal language for the Apple II, All About Pascal contains a wide range of useful programs and in-depth topics. This new Enhanced Edition, encompassing over 180 pages, […]

The Etch-a-Sketch and Other Fun Programs

Seattle, Washington — July 9, 2019 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) and Brian Wiser are proud to announce the immediate availability of his new book “The Etch-a-Sketch and Other Fun Programs.” This is a collection of his Apple II software programmed as a student. BASIC and machine language programming were once taught in […]

Graphically Speaking: Enhanced Edition released by A.P.P.L.E.

Seattle, Washington — June 25, 2019 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) and Mark Pelczarski are proud to announce the immediate availability of his new book “Graphically Speaking: Enhanced Edition” that teaches graphics programming on the Apple II. This book is a compilation of Mark Pelczarski’s “Graphically Speaking” tutorial columns that appeared in Softalk […]

CRPG Book Project PDF Updated

The CRPG Book project has released an updated version of the community created CRPG Book PDF. The Felipe Pepe produced hardcover book, covering the history of RPG computer gaming, raised almost 12,500 GBP for charity. The CRPG Book is also being reprinted and the second run books will also be available later this summer for […]

DOS 4.1 Manual released by A.P.P.L.E.

Seattle, Washington — February 1, 2019 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) and Walland Philip Vrbancic, Jr. are proud to announce his new DOS 4.1 Manual: Disk Operating System for the Apple II.  This book is in print for the first time, features a newly-designed cover, and is over 240 pages. DOS 4.1 is […]

Lordlings of Yore released by A.P.P.L.E.

Seattle, Washington — November 26, 2018 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) and Jon F. Baxley are proud to announce the immediate availability of the book for his classic game Lordlings of Yore: The Game of Knights, Knaves and Necromancers. Lordlings of Yore was originally published in 1983 by Softlore Corporation, a company run […]

ProBASIC released by A.P.P.L.E.

  Seattle, Washington — November 24, 2018 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) and Alan Bird are proud to announce the immediate availability of the new manual ProBASIC: Professional Modular BASIC Programming.  ProBASIC enhances the Applesoft BASIC that is built-in to your Apple II computer.  New commands and functions can be added to your […]

MicroWriter – New Manual

Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) has released a new manual for the Apple II word processor MicroWriter by William H. Starbuck.  MicroWriter is a screen-oriented word processor for the Apple II computer that is easy to use and will satisfy the needs of most users.  It shows as much text as possible so that […]

The Apple’s Apprentice released by A.P.P.L.E.

Seattle, Washington — July 18, 2018 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) and Roger Wagner are proud to announce the immediate availability of the book The Apple’s Apprentice. In a world of computer magazines where the target audience leans toward the adult side of life, comes The Apple’s Apprentice – the first computer magazine […]