Applesoft

AppleSoft is a name used by Apple Inc. for:

  • Applesoft BASIC, a floating-point BASIC interpreter
  • the division responsible for developing Mac OS from 1993 until about 1997

Other articles related to "applesoft":

Si MPLE - History
... SiMPLE is vaguely reminiscent of the AppleSoft BASIC programming language that existed on the old Apple-II computers ... However, SiMPLE is not (and was never intended to be) merely a "clone" of Applesoft BASIC ... There are many features of Applesoft that needed to be improved ...
Applesoft BASIC - Sample Code
... Hello World in Applesoft BASIC could be entered as the following 10 TEXTHOME 20 ?"HELLO WORLD" Multiple commands could be included on the same line of code if separated by a colon () ... The ? can be used in Applesoft BASIC (and almost all versions of Microsoft BASIC) as a shortcut for "PRINT", though spelling out the word is not only acceptable but canonical—Applesoft converted ... When Applesoft BASIC was initially released in mid-1978, it came on cassette tape and could be loaded into memory via the Apple II's machine language ...
Integer BASIC - Switching Between BASICs
... possible (at the expense of clearing the current BASIC program from memory) to switch between Applesoft BASIC and Integer BASIC by typing either INT (to enter Integer BASIC) or ... (Applesoft's prompt was a right square bracket (]), giving the user a clear indication which BASIC they were using.) ...
Super Hi-Res Chess
... to run the program, it promptly crashed with a syntax error, appearing to return the user to the Applesoft BASIC command line input mode ... It was called "Applesoft," for Applesoft BASIC, the name of Microsoft's floating point BASIC licensed by Apple in the early years ... Because programmers expected to see a copy of Applesoft on every disk, they would never even suspect they should look there for the program ...
Shape Table
... Shape tables were available from the BASIC interpreter in Applesoft BASIC and from machine code in the "Programmer's Aid" package that was bundled with the original Integer BASIC ROMs for that computer ... could be referenced by number (a table could contain up to 255 shapes), and built-in Applesoft routines permitted scaling, rotating, and drawing or ... Applesoft's high-resolution graphics routines were not optimized for speed, so shape tables were not typically used for performance-critical software such as games, which were typically ...