Em Maginnis takes us step-by-step through his project to add the Apple IIe Card to his Color Classic. Nice write up and pictures, including some gotchas to look out for.
Volume 16, Issue 1 (March 2011) of Juiced.GS, the longest-running Apple II publication in print, is now arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes. This issue features a review of text adventure Leadlight and the larger interactive fiction industry it represents; an interview with Alan Floeter, creator of Macrosoft and The Assembler; an overview of Mac, Windows, and […]
KANSAS CITY, MO — March 30, 2011 — KansasFest, the 22nd annual convention dedicated to the Apple II computer, is now open for registration. Users, programmers, hobbyists, and retrocomputing enthusiasts are invited to Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, from Tuesday, July 19, 2011, through Sunday, July 24, for six days and five nights of […]
AppleLogic, creators of the FPGA-based Carte Blanche card have introduced a similar card for the Apple //c. The Carte Blanche “Atto” is experimental at this time, but already has a slew of anticipated features for the host machine: The innovation from Down Under continues.
Over the years of 1983-84, Canadian poet Barrie Nichol (bpNichol) created “First Screening” a collection of twelve programmed works of poetry written in Applesoft BASIC. The poems have been described as ephemeral kinetic art, and are often cited as being among some of the earliest works of digital poetry. The collection has been preserved in […]
Legendary technical writer Don Lancaster is generously releasing several of his published works as free ebooks, in PDF format. A few of the titles now available are: Apple Assembly Cookbook part 1 and 2, RTL Cookbook with more on the way. You can see the complete list of current titles here.
Alex Lee (What Is the Apple IIGS) has published a definitive collection of Apple IIGS system extensions and is sharing his advice and opinions on many of them. System extensions can expand the usefulness of your IIGS, or they can slow down your machine — even to the point of making it less stable. Sometimes, […]
Melissa Barron’s recent art installation consists of a number of Apple II game and program screens recreated as loom weavings. ExTV writes that she “creates ‘glitch’ weaves by hacking a Jacquard Loom. What materializes is code, made tangible.” Amazing! Visit Melissa’s web site for additional projects.
Yesterday (03/17/11) was Chris Espinosa’s 34th anniversary as a full time employee at Apple (not counting his months of part-time work before that). Join Chris as he reminisces about the early years with Woz, Jobs and other notable employees of Apple Computer.
Datajerk posted this fun, clever and entertaining entry (especially if you’re a math geek) on his blog. Check out the Pi Day retro Apple II vs. HP-41C throwdown.