101 Atari Computer Programming Tips & Tricks

ARCSoft πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ 1983

Here's a giant collection of practical, useful, efficient programming techniques and operating shortcuts, for the ATARI model 400, 600 and 800 personal computers, right out of a master programmer's notebook.

Loaded with hints, secrets, tips, tricks and easy-to-follow instructions, this book shows you how to handle routine programming chores on the Atari more quickly, do special effects, make your computer work for youβ€” faster and more efficiently.

Each of the 101 computer programming tips in this book features a complete ready-to-run program. Each will run immediately, as you find it in this book, or it easily can be included in a larger set of instruc- tions to your computer. All 101 programs have been tested thoroughly on the ATARI 400/800 Computer and are ready to type in and run.

Learn insider's how-to secrets for using the special, exciting BASIC words READ, DATA, RESTORE, INPUT, LEN, GOSUB, RETURN, VAL, ASC, CHR$, PRINT, DIM, FOR, NEXT, IF, THEN, DRAWTO, SET- COLOR, and many more.

Sections in this book include a detailed Introduction; Fun and Games; Text on Text; Gee Whiz; Number Crunching; Money Matters; Colorful Graphics; and a handy Appendix.

You will find special techniques for graphics; colorful program titles and billboards; coin toss; dice throw; secret message; bell ringer; mystery clues; code groups; 60-second timer; sorting; ordering; searching; averaging; passwords; sentence writer; creating tables; memory tester; exam sorter; rounding off; random numbers; shopper's friend; interest on money; car payments; wages 7 hours; percentage off and mark up; invoicing; inventory counter; lists; two dozen exciting graphics programs; and many more.

You'll learn what to do, how to do it, when to make changes and when not to, all from this info-packed ATARI computer programmer's handbook of tips and tricks.