A team of BYTE editors previews an integrated software package that combines familiar features within a novel structure.
[author : Rik Jadrnicek, John Markoff, and Ezra Shapiro]
[author : Steven P. Hendrix]
This two-part series begins with a look at software considerations for an 8-/16-bit successor to the 6502.
Steve takes a break from hardware design to answer project-related queries from readers.
[author : Steve Clarcia]
Several microcomputer UNIX implementations are compared to minicomputer versions of the operating system.
[author : David F. Hinnant]
A new standard corrects some problems, but FORTH is still a language in flux.
[author : C. Kevin McCabe]
The creator of Pascal and Modula-2 writes on the module's coming of age.
[author : Niklaus Wirth]
The concept of autonomous modules is fundamental to this structured programming language.
[author : Jurg Gutknecht]
The director of the Modula Research Institute offers a case study of high-level-language processor design.
[author : Richard Ohran]
An exploration of the differences in control structure, expressions, and general syntax between Modula-2 and Pascal puts the new language in perspective.
[author : Robert J. Paul]
A system programmer compares the three languages.
[author : David Coar]
Apple's new system, while not perfect, comes a long way toward achieving its design goals of being nonthreatening, quickly learned, easy to use, and fun.
[author : Bruce F. Webster]
First impressions are favorable, but a closer look reveals some problems.
[author : Rowland Archer Jr]
This inexpensive MS-DOS system is IBM compatible.
[author : Bill Sudbrink]
Several new Logo packages offer turtle graphics of varying quality on the IBM Personal Computer.
[author : Mark Bridger]
Juki Industries' fully formed character printer isn't fast, but it's inexpensive.
[author : G. Michael Vose]
Readers respond to previous reviews.
In a hectic schedule, Jerry finds time for a Mac attack and more colorful commentary on the computing scene.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
Jerry's readers write, and he replies.
Our man in Tokyo comments on a software shortage, the Sharp MZ-5500, the Fujitsu FM-11, and more.
[author : William M. Raike]
Three original designers discuss the earliest days.
[author : John Markoff and Ezra Shapiro]
BYTE's British correspondent looks at the Transputer and its special language. Occam.
[author : Dick Pountain]