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Re^2: The oldest computer book still on my shelves (or on my digital media) is ...

by smknjoe (Beadle)
on Aug 04, 2015 at 13:47 UTC ( [id://1137378]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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Come to think it, mine would also be related to Commodore as well, but would be about the C64 instead. Still have a lot of magazines with basic and assembly language code snippets. And the things people are still using that machine for....
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Re^3: The oldest computer book still on my shelves (or on my digital media) is ...
by planetscape (Chancellor) on Aug 04, 2015 at 15:10 UTC

    Indeed!

    Sadly I lost many old Byte, Compute, etc. magazines when the lower levels of my cavern flooded...

    I bet you remember typing in lines and lines of numbers with checksums from Compute! books that represented machine-language programs fed to a special loader coded in BASIC... ;-)

    HTH,

    planetscape
      Yeah, LOL! I remember spending literally HOURS typing line after line of numbers not knowing what they all meant. Found out after reaching college and my first real job afterwards. I tried getting back into that a few years ago, but life is too busy with other interests. Oh, those good old days!

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