Category: Programming

Greasy Graphics 1.0 Released

Sellam Abraham has announced the official release of GReasy Graphics System 1.0, a complete low-resolution graphics sprite and background animation tool with integrated editing suite and programming library for the Apple ][ line of computers.Features: Up to 31 sprites of any dimension- Up to 32 background frames- Small memory footprint (<5K with fully initialized sprite […]

PLASMA 2.0 Alpha 1 Released

David Schmenk has announced the release of the latest version of the PLASMA programming environment for the Apple II series computers. PLASMA 2.0 Alpha 1 includes the following improvements: Improved entry/exit for 128K Apple IIe //c Improved entry for Apple /// Improved entry and function calls for 16 bit VM Apple3 ReadyToRun compatible images You […]

Update From The Two-Liner Contest

We’re rapidly approaching the midway point for the first two-liners programming exhibition of 2020! We currently have 9 shining, stellar examples of the “80’s Arcade” theme and have enjoyed playing them all over the past several weeks! If you’re still interested in participating, there’s plenty of time left! Write and submit your most impressive and […]

PLASMA 2.0 Developer Release 4 Available

David Schmenk has released another update to the PLASMA 2.0 Development Platform for the Apple II. PLASMA Version 2.0 Developer Release 4 includes several fixes and changes including: Improved editor auto-indenting Compiler fix for terneray operator precedence Machine check for HGR library About PLASMAPLASMA is a medium level programming language targeting the 8-bit 6502 processor. […]

TimeOut Edit BASIC 5.4 Released

Hugh Hood, Longtime Apple II fan and programmer has announced a new TimeOut series product, TimeOut Edit BASIC 5.4 for Appleworks 5.1 Users TimeOut series products have long been the defacto go-to products for users of Appleworks with its series of timely and useful plugin utilities, designed to make the Appleworks a more complete package. […]

Big Mac – New Compilation Manual

Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) released a new, expanded paperback manual for the popular Apple II machine language programming tool Big Mac: Macro Assembler.  Originally published in 1981 by A.P.P.L.E. from author Glen E. Bredon, the new 128 page manual combines for the first time Big Mac, along with Big Mac.LC, Symbol Cross-Reference, and […]

PLASMA Version 1.1 Released

David Schmenck has released version 1.1 of PLASMA.   The programming environment which allows users to use a modern programming language on all of the vintage Apple computers, is the first new programming language for the Apple II in more than 30 years. According to the release notes for PLASMA 1.1, changes in this version include: […]