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Using the Osborne personal computer

Kenniston W. Lord Jr.

Using the Osborne personal computer

by Kenniston W. Lord Jr.

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Osborne 1 (Computer) -- Programming.,
  • BASIC (Computer program language)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementKenniston W. Lord, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.8.O73 L67 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 324 p. :
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3503517M
    ISBN 100442260105, 0442260547
    LC Control Number82023884

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    From hobby computers to Apple. Computers small and inexpensive enough to be purchased by individuals for use in their homes first became feasible in the s, when large-scale integration made it possible to construct a sufficiently powerful microprocessor on a single semiconductor chip.A small firm named MITS made the first personal computer, the Altair.   Usborne's done it to promote some great-looking new books on learning to program: Lift-the-Flap Computers and Coding is a board-book for small children, covering "principles of .


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