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:

  1. All known bugs are fixed
  2. PLASM compiler received a little performance boost with an assembly language helper for ID/keyword lexical scanner

You can download the latest version of the PLASMA SDK floppy disk images from the PLASMA Github page at:
https://github.com/dschmenk/PLASMA/blob/master/doc/Version%201.1.md

About the Author

billm

A.P.P.L.E. Chairman of the Board and Club president -- Bill worked for the founder, Val J. Golding and A.P.P.L.E. from 1981 to 1982. In 1999, he began archiving the materials which were distributed and sold by A.P.P.L.E.. That project led to the group that remained of A.P.P.L.E. Bill was involved in the financial industry in Tokyo and has over 20 major office infrastructure projects to his name. In March 2001, he retired to write books and to spend more time pursuing personal interests. As the president of the users group, Bill is in charge of distribution of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine as well as the organization of this web site. Bill currently resides in Tokyo, Japan and Shelton, Wa splitting time between the places.