This practical, easy-to-use guidebook provides a solid introduction to programming an ATARI computer in BASIC.
Complete with examples illustrated by actual photographs taken from the computer's video screen, ATARI BASIC offers a hands-on, step-by-step approach to top-down programming that will enable you to master fundamental concepts and program a computer with ease and expertise in practically no time at all.
Written for the beginning and advanced programmer alike— for self-study or classroom instruction— ATARI BASIC tells you everything vou need to know to make the most of your ATARI computer, including valuable information on:
- low-resolution graphics
- high-resolution graphics
- operation of the cassette tape recorder and floppy disk drive
- loops and arrays
- string variables and string functions
- how to include sound effects
- animated graphics
- and much more.