The Atari 800XL
A Practical Guide

Sybex πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ 1984

This book is the fastest, simplest way to a practical working knowledge of the ATARI 800XL. Beginning with the set-up, keyboard, and screen display, you will be guided through all the functions of your machine. Then, with step-by-step lessons that apply to any model ATARI, you'll find it easy to begin writing your own BASIC programs. Or, if you prefer, you can skip programming and learn how to get started with commercially available software.

You will quickly learn to:

  • Use the new XL graphics features
  • Connect and operate your disk drives
  • Load and save programs on cassette
  • Expand your system with useful accessories
  • And much more!

Everything you need to know to put your ATARI 800XL to work for you right away is revealed here in a friendly, jargon-free style.