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Practical Computing - August 1979

Practical Computing - August 1979, Volume 2, Issue 8

Contents:

Scene in California: Julian Allason on the flavour of California computing and the West Coast Faire, page 40

Review I - Pet II: The first review pf the new version of the popular Pet, page 51

Review II - Kim: We look at Pet's small cousin, page 54

Microcomputer User Groups: Where to find fellow enthusiasts - an up-to-date list, page 85

School Simulates Russian Revolution: More on the Sweyne School prizewinning application of a computer to history teaching, page 44

Life - The Complete Game: A fast-running listing of the famous game for the TRS-80, page 58

Pascal: Pros and cons of what may become the language of the future, page 62

Designing a Small Business Application: Concluding our three-part series, page 48

Pet Corner: How to interface a Pet to a mainframe - Part II, page 80

Short Story - Figments: Greed and death on the Western Front, page 56

Micromeditations: Nick Laurie on Sludgeware, page 46

Microcomputers Buyers' Guide: Our invaluable guide to the microcomputers available on the market, page 103

All This and More:

Feedback: Your letters and our replies, page 33
Printout: News and views, page 37
Illustrating Basic: Teach yourself programming, continued, page 69
Questionnaire: Tell us about you, page 75
Cassette Software Review: We try new games on tape, page 77
Apple Pie: What is happening on the Apple scene, page 79
Tandy Forum: Tips and ideas for the TRS-80, page 83
Computabits: Down to the fundamentals of computing, page 86
Glossary: What all those funny words mean, page 111
Diary: What's happening next, page 57
Advertisement Index, page 113
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Publication Date : August 1979



ISSN Number : 0141-5433

Creator : ECC

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH2214. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

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