Category: Magazines

Classic Computing: The Complete Historically Brewed now available online as a PDF

David Greelish’s fine historically compendium, Classic Computing: The Complete Historically Brewed is now available online in a PDF Ebook.  The book which was produced in 2013 contains all issues of the Historically Brewed magazine.  You can download the book for free from the Classic Computing website at: http://www.classiccomputing.com/CC/HB_Book.html

Assembly Lines: The Complete Book Released

Assembly Lines: The Complete Book has been released.  Roger Wagner’s Assembly Lines was an important information source for many programmers in the 1980’s.  The article ran in Softtalk magazine over 33 issues.  Chris Torrence has edited and published this book in close coordination with Roger Wagner under the Creative Commons 2.0 license and it is […]

Juiced.GS Volume 18, Issue 3 now available

Volume 18, Issue 3 (September 2013) of Juiced.GS, the longest-running Apple II publication in print, has been mailed to all subscribers. This issue features coverage of KansasFest 2013 and Oz KFest; reviews of the book The First Apple and the movie Jobs; the concluding chapter in our history of Electronic Arts; and much, much more! This is Juiced.GS‘s third quarterly issue of 2013. Subscriptions are available for […]

The Softalk Apple Project announcement

Jim Salmons has announced The Softalk Apple Project, a site dedicated to preserving one of the most iconic (and ironically short-lived) Apple II magazines ever published. Softalk magazine was published in four full volumes between September 1980 and August 1984. In total, over 9,100 information-rich pages chronicle a pivotal period in the history of Apple microcomputing. Currently this on-line archive contains only […]

What’s Happening in the Apple II World

Let’s take a quick look at some of the latest developments in the Apple II world. Juiced.GS, June 2013 edition is available. This issue features a behind-the-scenes look at the discovery and publication of 8-bit shooting game Zéphyr; an interview with the conference services staff at Rockhurst University, host of KansasFest; reviews of Option8′s RetroConnector keyboard […]

Eamon Deluxe Newsletter Posted

The Eamon Deluxe Newsletter for March 2013 has been posted on the Eamon Adventurers Guild Online website at www.eamonag.org.   Eamon Deluxe is the creation of master Eamon adventure writer Frank Black.  He recently released Eamon Deluxe 5.0 for multiple platforms and this month talks about the possibility that Don Brown and Jon Walker could be […]

The Front End — Macworld Expo: Silicon Beach News for HyperCard Developers

by Raines CohenMacTech QuarterlySummer 1989 – Page 127 Last January’s MacWorld Expo in San Francisco featured a number of announcements exciting to HyperCard developers. Some were notable in and of themselves, while some represent milestones in discussions that began long ago and are likely to continue for the forseeable future.  The most talked about software […]

Smalltalk/V Mac : A New Standard in Object Oriented Programming

Michael C. Storrie-Lombardi, M.D.MacTech QuarterlySummer 1989 – Page 90 Smalltalk, the original object oriented programming (OOP) environment, has finally arrived as a full-blown Macintosh implementation thanks to Digitalk, Inc., at the extraordinarily reasonable price of $199. Early signs point toward Smalltalk/V Mac introducing OOP and Macintosh personal programming to a large group of people currently […]

A Brief History of Smalltalk and the Personal Computer

By A.P.P.L.E. StaffMacTech QuarterlySummer 1989 — Page 95 Most of the personal computer community recognizes Smalltalk as the brainchild of the enormously creative Learning Research Group led by Alan Kay at Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center. Computer science historians will recognize Smalltalk characteristics with roots in Simula, LISP, and SketchPad. Smalltalk has followed the powerful […]