Addison-Wesley publishers, MA and Apple Computer, Inc, CA 1987; approximately 250 pages with each section paginated separately; includes foldout diagrams at rear (connector board etc); illustrated; index. ISBN 020119256x.
Condition: Very Good or a bit better, dark grey cloth hardcover in Very Good illustrated white dustjacket, and clear acetate glassine jacket protector. Gray cloth is decorated with the Apple Logo and computer illustrations. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked.
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Item DescriptionThe Official Publication from Apple Computer Inc. 'Written and produced by the people at Apple Computer, Inc, this is the official guide for developers of expansion cards and peripherals for the open-architecture Apple Macintosh computers. Designing Cards and Drivers for Macintosh II and Macintosh SE is two books in one. Part I describes the Macintosh II implementation of the NuBus interface. It includes information essential for hardware designers and programmers writing drivers for expansion devices. Part II describes the Macintosh SE expansion slot and also provides information on card design and driver requirements.
The book covers a variety of hardware and firmware topics including -- overview of the Mac II and SE architecture; NuBus data transfer, access to address space, and arbitration; Mechanical design criteria; Electrical and timing requirements; Designing a declaration ROM
In addition, you'll find design guides and examples for both hardware and drivers, as well as a functional description of the MacII video card' (from the rear jacket)
The Inside Macintosh Library is the complete set of technical information on the Macintosh family of computers,which includes the Macintosh 512K, Macintosh 512 Enhanced, Macintosh Plus, Macintosh SE, and Macintosh II. These books provide programmers, developers, and hardware designers with comprehensive information on all aspects of the Macintosh technology... Recent additions to the Inside Macintosh Library include two introductory books and two comprehensive hardware references, including Designing Cards and Drivers for Macintosh II and Macintosh SE' (from the jacket flap).