DOS Books

The following is a list of DOS Books in the Centre for Computing History collection. It is not an exhaustive list of and other books may have been published. If you have a book that you would like to donate to our collection, please view our donations page.

There are 9 DOS Books in our collection :
Order By : Title - Release Date - Publisher
A Concise Introduction to MS-DOS Date: 1st January 1991 A Concise Introduction to MS-DOS

A Concise introduction to MS - DOS

Publisher: Bernard Babani
Author: N Kantaris

DOS and Windows Protected Mode - Programming with DOS Extenders in C Date: December 1992 DOS and Windows Protected Mode - Programming with DOS Extenders in C

This book contains advice on writing applications that take advantage of popular MS-DOS extenders (software which ups the amount of memory DOS can drawn on).

It is a part of The Andrew Schulman Programming Series.

From the back of the book:

'Section one is an introduction to the world of DOS extenders, including discussion of what an extender is, why you'd use one, and which ones are available.

Section two contains many programming examples and focuses on the technical aspects of DOS extenders, including protected-mode pointers, interrupt handling, DPMI calls, and virtual memory.

Section three analyzes fully-functional extender programs including a disk duplication program, a graphics program, and a server than enables DOS and Windows programs to communicate with each other.'

First printing.

Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Author: Al Williams

Making MS DOS Work For You Date: 1992 Making MS DOS Work For You

 

by Andrew Schulman Authors: Andrew Schulman, Ralf Brown, David Maxey

Creator: Raymond J. Michels

Publisher: Addison-Wesley (C)

 

Media: Paperback
Second Edition
Pages: 860
Dimensions (in): 9 x 7.3 x 1.4
ISBN: 020163287X
Dewey Decimal Number: 005.446
EAN: 9780201632873
ASIN: 020163287X

 

Publisher: Bernard Babani
Author: N Kantaris P R M Oliver

Mastering DOS Plus Date: 1986 Mastering DOS Plus

 

 


Author: Simon Williams

SitBack for DOS and Windows Date: SitBack for DOS and Windows

Paperback book on SitBack for Dos & Windows.
A comprehensive Backup Program

Publisher: SitBack Technologies, Inc.

The MS-DOS Encyclopedia Date: 1989 The MS-DOS Encyclopedia


Undocumented DOS: A Programmer's Guide to Reserved MS-DOS Functions and Data Structures Date: October 1990 Undocumented DOS: A Programmer's Guide to Reserved MS-DOS Functions and Data Structures

This programming manual includes instructions for MS-DOS that were left undocumented by Microsoft.

From the back of the book:

'The powerful DOS programming functions undocumented by Microsoft - finally revealed in Undocumented DOS!

Since MS-DOS was first released, over 100 function calls have been listed as "reserved" by Microsoft; leaving inquiring programmers to prowl electronic bulletin boards and programming journals for information... Undocumented DOS puts all the power of reserved functions and data structures at your disposal.'

First printing.

Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Author: Andrew Schulman, Raymond J. Michels, Jim Kyle, Tim Paterson, David Maxey, Ralf Brown

Undocumented DOS: A Programmer's Guide to Reserved MS-DOS Functions and Data Structures (2nd Edition) Date: November 1993 Undocumented DOS: A Programmer's Guide to Reserved MS-DOS Functions and Data Structures (2nd Edition)

by Andrew Schulman Authors: Andrew Schulman, Ralf Brown, David Maxey

Creator: Raymond J. Michels

Publisher: Addison-Wesley (C)

 

Media: Paperback
Second Edition
Pages: 860
Dimensions (in): 9 x 7.3 x 1.4
ISBN: 020163287X
Dewey Decimal Number: 005.446
EAN: 9780201632873
ASIN: 020163287X


Windows Network Programming - How to Survive in a World of Windows, DOS, and Networks Date: December 1992 Windows Network Programming - How to Survive in a World of Windows, DOS, and Networks

A detailed programming manual discussing the of use of networks in Windows 3.1.

First printing.  Part of the Andrew Schulman Programming Series.

Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Author: Ralph Davis

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