Principles of Interactive Programming in BASIC on the I. B. M. Personal Computer and A.T.
Principles of Interactive Programming in BASIC on the I B M Personal Computer and AT Author:Edward James, Paul F. Lister A self-instruction text which shows business or serious home users of the IBM PC or AT and compatibles who have no previous experience of computing how to write practical and useful programs. The book starts with fundamental points such as how to switch on a computer, how to run a program, and how to display a file. The reader is then taken, ste... more »p-by-step, through a series of fifty example programs. The purpose of each program is explained and the reader is told what to type, what to do top make the program run, how the computer will respond, and new commands employed in the program are explained leading to a detailed understanding of how to construct programs to assist in your daily work. At the end of each chapter there are self-test qusetions and summaries to help focus thinking on new concepts. The book ends with a list of BASIC commands which provide an easy reference to the main features of the BASIC language. A disk containing the programs listed in this book is also available.« less