Atari XL User's Handbook is a clear, concise, and practical guide to the Atari XL line of personal computers. This book covers introductory concepts designed to allow the "first time" computer user to operate and program the Atari XL in BASIC. This book also contains a great deal of information on more advanced topics such as graphics, DOS usage, and file handling that are of interest to the experienced computer user.
The following topics are covered in depth in Atari XL User's Handbook.
- Atari XL hardware
- Atari peripherals
- BASIC programming fundamentals
- File handling
- Graphics and sound
- DOS 2.0 and DOS 3
- Printer usage
- Useful PEEKS and POKES
Numerous examples and illustrations are provided throughout the book. Atari XL User's Handbook also includes a number of useful appendices and is fully indexed. No user or potential user of an Atari XL computer should be without the Atari XL User's Handbook.