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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 […]

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. […]

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: […]

PLASMA for the Apple II Updated

The PLASMA (PLASMA: Proto Language AsSeMbler for Apple)programming language, developed and curated by  David Schmenk has gotten an overhaul and update. For those who have never used PLASMA, ” PLASMA is a medium level programming language targeting the 8-bit 6502 processor. Historically, there were simple languages developed in the early years of computers that improved […]

David Schmenk’s new Virtual Machine for Apple II

Legendary Apple II virtual machine programmer David Schmenk has returned from his secret underground Apple II lair to reveal a pre-release announcement of the next-generation virtual machine for the Apple II family: PLASMA 123. It is so called because the same code segments will run, without change, on the Apple I, the II, and the Apple […]