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Taking off with BASIC on the IBM PCjr

Nancy Ralph Watson

Taking off with BASIC on the IBM PCjr

by Nancy Ralph Watson

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Published by Brady Communications Co. in Bowie, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • IBM PCjr (Computer) -- Programming.,
  • BASIC (Computer program language)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementNancy Ralph Watson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.8.I2593 W38 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2858981M
    ISBN 100893038695
    LC Control Number84021675
    OCLC/WorldCa11260199

    IBM Pledjes to Continue Supporting Our Pjrs In case you’ve been feeling that your PCjr was on Death Row, take heart-its sentence has been com muted. In an announcement to jr Newsletter, a spokeserso for IBM said, "While we may have stop ped prcducing the lPCjr, it is still a viable member of the IBM PC family and we wil] continue to support. BOOK REVIEWS 13 'HQaLV 6LHYHaV from Central Community High School in Breese, Illinois, joins the ranks of our rev1ewers th1s month. Dennis has broad experience with microcomputers having used the Apple, Commodore, IBM PC, IBM PCjr, as well some single board systems, and 1 is familiar with BASIC, 3DVFaO.

      - IBM printer stand - IBM pc harware referance library with guide to operations book - IBM pc software library - IBM writing assistant version - sec. 5 IBM PCjr options booklet - pc basic self tutor booklet - introducing the IBM PCjr booklet - word attack program - 6 differant games - IBM pc catolog (winter /) - old articles on the. BIOS interrupt calls are a facility that operating systems and application programs use to invoke the facilities of the Basic Input/Output System software on IBM PC compatible computers. Traditionally, BIOS calls are mainly used by DOS programs and some other software such as boot loaders (including, mostly historically, relatively simple application software that boots directly and runs.

    The IBM Personal Computer Basic, commonly shortened to IBM BASIC, is a programming language first released by IBM with the IBM Personal Computer, Model (IBM PC) in IBM released four different versions of the Microsoft BASIC interpreter, licensed from Microsoft for the PC and PCjr. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Edward H Carlson (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $Author: Edward H Carlson.


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The IBM Personal Computer Basic, commonly shortened to IBM BASIC, is a programming language first released by IBM with the IBM Personal Computer, Model (IBM PC) in IBM released four different versions of the Microsoft BASIC interpreter, licensed from Microsoft for the PC and are known as Cassette BASIC, Disk BASIC, Advanced BASIC (BASICA), and Cartridge per: Microsoft (for IBM).

If another language worked on a PC clone it would probably work on a PCjr as well. Compiled BASIC was a great alternative to the BASIC interpreters. Compiled BASIC runs much faster than interpreted BASIC because all of the hard work is done up front by the compiler.

IBM offered a BASIC compiler for its flavor of BASIC. The IBM PCjr (read "PC junior") is a home computer that was produced and marketed by IBM from March to May The PCjr was positioned as a complement to the very successful IBM Personal Computer (PC), competing with other home computers such as the Apple II series and the Commodore It retains the IBM PC's CPU and BIOS interface, but provides enhanced graphics and sound CPU: Intel @ MHz.

cartridge BASIC, and be sure you have a formatted diskette before you start to type in the subroutines. If you have forgotten how to start cartridge BASIC or format a diskette, review Part One, “Taking Control,” in Hands-on BASIC for the IBM PCjr.

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(bptdude): "The cartridge BASIC for the PCjr gave the advantage of a real programming language always ready without taking up system memory, as it was firmware, with its own address space. It would interpret on the fly with speeds close to what could be achieved with use of the IBM BASIC compiler, partially due to the fact that code hosted in.

Shows relative speed of your machine compared to an IBM PC, AT, or Compaq : Small BASIC program to detect if you have a bi-directional parallel port: : The original terminal program for PCs: : Cartridge and ROM BIOS extension utility; finds and writes to disk. Version pdtrek   The IBM PCjr is a personal computer introduced in and sold through It had some nice features that other computers did not have at the time, but it was not compatible enough with the rest of the IBM PC family to be successful as a pure PC clone, and initially it was too expensive to compete against "home" machines such as the Apple ][ and the Commodore Using the Speech Adapter sidecare from BASIC: MBBrutman: : IBM Advertising for the PCjr (14 page booklet) MBBrutman: : IBM PCjr joystick usage and installation instructions: MBBrutman: : IBM PCjr keyboard cord installation.

I found a list of programs IBM offered that I assume would have come in hard plastic or soft plastic cases, but since I've never seen these in person, I can't be sure. Arithmetic Games 1. Arithmetic Games 2. BASIC Compiler. BASIC Programming Development System.

Diskette Librarian. DOW Jones Reporter. EasyWriter. FileCommand. Multiplan. PeachText. These have KB of RAM total, not counting any extra memory added via sidecar.

The Basic Model did not come with a diskette drive or the 64KB memory expansion. If you are getting a boxed unit, it should come with all the above and two books, the first being the PCjr.

Guide to Operations and the second being the "Hands On BASIC for the IBM PCjr.". Since it takes 1/10 second for an image to fade from the human eye, this would allow three full seconds of high-quality animation. No other computer in the PCjr's price range would be capable of this feat.

But with Cartridge BASIC, neither is the PCjr. The IBM technical hotline (PCJR) had no answer for these problems. Micro computer books. Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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From inside the book.I developed my first computer program in Marchusing the BASIC programming language. It was developed on an IBM PCjr that my grandfather purchased for my 14th birthday. It utilized two techniques that should be avoided in almost all software development: (1) a .4.

IBM PCjr. The IBM PCjr was a failed attempt to provide the public with an inexpensive alternative to the IBM PC. The PCjr was introduced in but was discontinued after only three years.

However, many people may remember using them in their school .