by Frank Martone 22 ACCESS to Computers How one Atari club brings smiles to the faces of underprivileged children. This does not apply to programs which specifi- cally state that they are not public domain and, thus, are not for public distribution. Box 16927, North Hollywood, CA 91615; (818) 760-8983. The only charge was post- age, which is more than reasonable.
by Tom Arterburn 24 Dialog Boxes with GFA BASIC 3.0 Part 2 of this helpful tutorial completes our discussion of this segment of GEM programming with GFA BASIC. In addition, any programs used must suite that they are taken from ANALOG Computing Maga- zine. I live in a remote area of Alaska that is accessible only by air travel for most of the year.
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by David Plorkin Ht 34 t w Truchet Tiles A fascinating look at a graphics system designed to portray binary data in visual form. (Ho Image) This article does not have an associated program. For more information, contact ANALOG Computing at (213) 858-7100, ext. The nearest Atari dealer, Far North Atari, is 180 miles southeast in Fairbanks and is an excellent source of help.
by Frank Kweder 36 Software Engineering: Development Life Cycles Various types of software-development cycles are discussed in this month's installment of the popular series. Wiegers 114 Massaging Your Megafile Everything you need to know to more than double the storage capacity of your Megafile 20 hard drive. ,;=a It Is available In type-In lorm & on Ihe disk. But they cannot be expected to provide software sup- port.
However, such a list- ing is possible only for users ' groups; BBSs are started and discontinued so often that any listing we could print would be woe- fully out of date by the time it got to you. First, I would like to point out that the ICD FA-ST Tape Backup does not use "audiotapes." While our data cassette uses the same type of "Phillips compact cassette" shell used by audiotapes, the me- dia and hardware inside the shell are very different.
In the above example, the accumulator is unchanged, the X register receives a 1, the Y register a 2, the status register remains unchanged and the stack pointer is adjusted to DE. "D3000,3010" displays memory from locations 00 through 10.e\ : / 7 MASSAGING YOUR MEGAFILE 1 1 4 TURTLE GROOVES 1 Finally, a "three across" directory utility. Ratcliff 10 E) Turtle Grooves Keeping a marble rolling on a track made up of movable tiles is challenge enough — but how will you fare with two marbles? This commercial-quality game includes an editor for creating your own screens. Ratcliff y Skyriser It ain't easy to build a skyscraper. PAPPAS Executive Editor CLAYTON WALNUM Art Director LEW BRYANT Associate Editor ANDY EDDY Managing Editor DEAN BRIERLY East Coast Editor ARTHUR LEYENBERGER West Coast Editor CHARLES F. Due, however, to many requests from Atari club libraries and bulletin-board systems, our new poli- cy allows club libraries or individually run BBSs to make certain programs from ANALOG Computing available during the month printed on that issue's cover. For further information, write to ANALOG Computing, P. I had been having problems with differ- ent functions of both products.You'll never again have the filenames scroll off the screen. by Greg Knauss ■» Assembler/ Editor Reference, Part 2 The complete overview of the commands and functions of the Atari Assembler/Editor cartridge is concluded. It's even tougher when you have to beat trie competition. This program runs on 8-bit Ataris 33 Hi Soft BASIC by Ian Chadwick 72 The ST Gameshelf This month, Lost Dutchman Mine, Battle Chess, World Karate Championship, Renegade and Thunder Blade. Smith, Frank Eva and Steve Panak 80 Summer Games by Matthew J. JOHNSON Contributing Editors MICHAEL BANKS, FRANK COHEN, MATTHEW J. For example, software from the July issue can be made available July 1. After con- tacting both companies about the problems, both supplied me with updated versions of their programs.Missing from the news conference, however, was mention of recent events confounding Atari Corp.'s efforts to rebound from a slow year of ST sales. In the wake of that shortage, new production quotas and sales employees were devoted to building a healthier U. dealer channel and reviving the enthusiasm that had slipped away.Late last year, Tramiel announced an end to the DRAM memory chip crisis, which was blamed for shortages of ST machinery at U. With many supply problems resolved, the beginning of 1989 saw a resurgence of optimism.