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How Steve Wozniak Wrote BASIC for the Original Apple from Scratch

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of BASIC, Steve Wozniak has written some memories about his first experiences with this popular language—and how he created his own BASIC from scratch for the Apple I and Apple II computers. It's a great piece of history—enjoy!—JD Read More >>

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BASIC, the 50-Year-Old Computer Programming Language for Regular People

Computer coding ability has become especially hip recently. People who can't code revere it as 21st century sorcery, while those who do it professionally are often driven to fits by it. Read More >>