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GeneralSo this is pretty neat, and I'm feeling pretty good about it. Pin
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Ponytail Bob26-Sep-23 4:45
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GeneralOriginal 1977 Byte Mag, Apple-II article by Woz Pin
raddevus24-Sep-23 6:40
mvaraddevus24-Sep-23 6:40 
I just read the original article in 1977 issue of Byte Magazine which Woz wrote to describe the Apple II and its functionality.

I didn't know that he had written for official publications this early.

Byte Magazine Volume 02 Number 05 - Interfacing : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive[^]

Here are a few interesting quotes:
Interesting...when Silicon Valley term was hardly known and was still Santa Clara Valley.
From the article:
It is alleged in the Santa Clara (Silicon) Valley that the microprocessor was invented to sell programmable and read only memory chips. It certainly has been the case that one microprocessor in the past would often support hundreds of memory chips, but times change. Technology has since bestowed upon us the 4 K bit and 16 K bit dynamic programmable memory chips.

Woz uses Ctrl-C to stop a program on Apple II - (From Unix / POSIX)
from article:
BASIC language statements are stored in user memory as they are accepted and variables are allocated space the first time they are encountered during immediate or programmed execution. When a program terminates, whether by completion, interruption or error conditions, all variables are preserved. Programs may be interrupted in execution by typing an ASCII control C;

Sweet16 - Woz's processor emulation.
from article:
While writing Apple BASIC, I ran into the problem of manipulating the 16 bit pointer data and its arithmetic in an 8 bit machine.

My solution to this problem of handling 16 bit data, notably pointers, with an 8 bit microprocessor was to implement a nonexistent 16 bit processor in software, interpreter fashion, which I refer to as SWEET16.

GeneralRe: Original 1977 Byte Mag, Apple-II article by Woz Pin
Mike Hankey24-Sep-23 7:24
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