Beneath Apple DOS

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Beneath Apple DOS originally for Apple II
by Don Worth and Pieter Lechner published by Quality Software
is intended to serve as a companion to Apple's DOS manual, providing additional information for the advanced programmer.
The information presented here is a result of intensive disassembly and annotation of various versions of DOS.... it also draws from application notes, articles and discussions.
The evolution of DOS:
DOS 3 - 29 June 1978
DOS 3.1 - 20 July 1978  .... for Disk II
DOS 3.2 - 16 February 1979  .... long list of changes
DOS 3.2.1 - 31 July 1979  .... maintenance release
DOS 3.3 - 25 August 1980 ... hardware/software upgrade
DOS 3.3 - 1 January 1983  .... maintenance release
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION
Chapter 2 THE EVOLUTION OF DOS
Chapter 3 DISKETTE FORMATTING
Chapter 4 DISKETTE ORGANIZATION
Chapter 5 THE STRUCTURE OF DOS
Chapter 6 USING DOS FROM ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE
Chapter 7 CUSTOMIZING DOS
Chapter 8 DOS PROGRAM LOGIC
Appendix A EXAMPLE PROGRAMS
TRACK DUMP PROGRAM
DISK UPDATE PROGRAM
REFORMAT A SINGLE TRACK PROGRAM
FIND TRACK/SECTOR LISTS PROGRAM
BINARY TO TEXT FILE CONVERT PROGRAM
Appendix B DISK PROTECTION SCHEMES

Platform: Apple II 48Kb RAM 

               OS: Apple DOS 3 - 3.3              

System Software (SS:) Apple DOS 3 - 3.3

Version: 3 - 3.3

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Publisher : Quality Software

Author : Don Worth and Pieter Lechner

Format : Wire Bound Book

-Don Worth and Pieter Lechner-

 

 

 

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