Learning IBM BASIC for the Personal Computer, revised edition 1984. David Lien.
Learning IBM BASIC for the Personal Computer, revised edition 1984

Learning IBM BASIC for the Personal Computer, revised edition 1984.

Compusoft, San Diego California 1984; 494 pages, some illustrations.

Condition: Very Good overall, large thick softcover, cover illustration of IBM pc with monitor (green on black text), tophat, cane and rose (alluding to the charlie-chaplin-esque character in the commercials at the time...) Some shelfwear, binding is tight and secure, pages clean and unmarked; prev. owner's name at top of titlepage.

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In 1981 the executives at IBM decided to take the bold step of producing a computer that could be used by everybody. It had to be compact, affordable and powerful... But the era of the desktop computer brought with it a new problem - technical documentation... that didn't make much sense to the customer... (from the rear cover) A book on learning BASIC for the IBM pc for the non-engineer -- includes getting started, Beginning BASIC, strings, variable precision and Math, Display formatting, Arrays, Sound, and more.