Tag: programming

The Usborne 1980’s Computer Books

Many kids in the 1980’s began programming computers using the USBORNE computer books, which were very colorful, step by step books that were appropriate for any age in reality. These books took you through the stages of creating programs from the idea creation, the design, the programming, modifications, and quite literally, all the way to […]

SpASM 6502 Assembler Updated

Francois Vander Linden has updated his SpASM 6502 Spreadsheet Assembler to version 1.1.2. Included updates from versions 1.1.1 and 1.1.2 of the SpASM 6502 Assembler include: fixed more bytes count for some opcodes rewrote the byte count detection in order to avoid possible circular references column D is now colored as comments, it’s meant to […]

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 […]

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 […]

DOLORES Library V.11.1 Released

With this new release we have direct access to the graphic functions via a jump-table which gives fixed routine calling addresses that will be preserved in future versions of the library. You can call the functions fro AppleSoft (example given on my webpage) or from assembler. Find the new disk image here: http://www.golombeck.eu/index.php?id=48&L=1 Find information […]

Double LORES Library V10c available

A new version of the Double LORES library containing a lot of optimisations and bugfixes is available for download (thx to Roby Sherman for his valuable input / sorry no new features this time!)Download a DSK-image from my website: http://www.golombeck.eu/index.php?id=48&L=1 Solved issues: Mixed mode support bugfixes – PRINT and INPUT statements work as expected DOS disconnection – when issuing a &GR […]

Two-Liner Game Exhibition Winners

As some of you already know, the Apple II Software Enthusiasts Facebook Group hosted a friendly, game-themed two-liner programming exhibition in the first quarter of 2020. The exhibition concluded yesterday with a number of amazing, compact, and fun little gems! A free collection of .dsk images along with information (where provided) about how each game is played […]

3D-Engine V.1.10 released!

On August, 1st 8-Bit-Shack has released V.1.10 of the 3D-Engine into the wild! A self-running demo of this release is also available as DSK-image for use on real wood or with an emulator! Features 3D-scene rendering engine controlled by user defined script Up to 8 3D-objects per scene with individual rendering settings 3D-rendering engine features: simple and fast wireframe mode hidden line algorithm […]

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 […]

Appilot/W1

Seattle, Washington — July 5, 2019 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) and Bill Martens are proud to announce the immediate availability his programming manual “Appilot/W1.” Appilot/W1 is a complete and interactive Pilot Programming Environment for the Apple II. Appilot/W1 allows users to create and execute full-fledged Pilot programs in a single lightweight environment […]

Applesoft Carpenter II

Seattle, Washington — July 5, 2019 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) has released the manual for “Applesoft Carpenter II.” Applesoft Carpenter II is a collection of seven utility programs for Applesoft programmers that enhance programming productivity. The tools were written for the Apple II by three well-known programmers: Wayne Eastwood, Glen Bredon, and […]