Joshua Bell has announced the immediate availability of the INTBASIC.SYSTEM Integer BASIC system file for ProDOS version 0.9. This system file allows users to run Integer BASIC under ProDOS and runs many original DOS 3.2 / 3.3 Integer BASIC Programs.
This version of the program is the first official release of the INTBASIC.SYSTEM file and includes support for these commands:
- Disk commands:
SAVE pathsaves the current program as an
LOAD pathloads an
RUN pathloads and runs an
DELETE pathdeletes the specified file.
RENAME path,newpathrenames the specified file.
UNLOCK pathlock/unlock the specified file.
CATALOG [path]shows the contents of the current or specified directory.
PREFIX [path]shows or sets the current ProDOS prefix.
BYEexits back to ProDOS.
- Programming commands:
CHAIN pathloads and runs an
INTfile, without clearing variables.
- Binary file commands
BSAVE path,A<address>,L<length>"saves a
BLOAD path[,A<address>]"loads a
BRUN path[,A<address>]"runs a
Addition Notes about the INTBASIC.SYSTEM file:
- Commands from Integer BASIC e.g.
PRINT "<ctrl-D>BLOAD RESOURCE"are supported.
- Commands for operating on text files (
READ, etc) and
EXECare not (yet) supported.
- Slot and drive parameters (
,S6,D1) are not (yet) supported.
NOMONcommands and volume parameter (
,V254) are accepted but ignored.
You can download the latest version of the ProDOS order disk with the INTBASIC.SYSTEM implemented in either a 140Kb disk image or an 800Kb disk image from the INTBASIC.SYSTEM Github page at:
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