July 11, 2010 · Comments Off on Volume 12, Issue 4 (December 2007)

Volume-12-Issue-4

Index

PagesTypeHeadlineAuthorSummary
2My Home PageAttitude of GratitudeKen GagneJuiced.GS still allive and well after transition from Syndicomm, goings-on in the Apple II community: comp.sys.apple2 evolved, A2Unplugged podcast continues to publish new episodes, Carrington Vanston promises new 1 MHz podcasts in 2008, preview of content in this issue
3LettersLetters from the Land of ROMMisc.A few reader requests from an offline reader
4-6MusinGSRocking with the EightiesKen GagneInterview with Seth Sternberger of chiptune music group 8 Bit Weapon
7Meet the StaffAndrew RoughanAndrew Roughan
8-11Tech-torialNadaNetMichael J. MahonA look at NadaNet
12-13Cover ][ CoverLifestyles of the Rich and GeekyAndrew MolloyBook review of Digital Deli by The Lunch Group & Guests; edited by Steve Ditlea
13AdvertisementSyndicommSyndicomm software
14-16ReviewCiderPressTony Diaz, Mike MaginnisCiderPress
17-18Behind the ScenesEwen WannopEwen WannopEwen's autobiographical history with the Apple II
19DumplinGSTo Kansas City - And BeyondLane Roathe of idSoftware to keynote KansasFest 2008, Tony Diaz launches apple2.info Web resource, programmer Michael Stephens Dora coloring book program for the IIGS, James Littlejohn releases LittlePower power supply replacement and LittleProto II prototyping board
20Random NumbersA Year of Quiet ChaosEric ShepherdNew product development slows but not dead
20AdvertisementJuiced.GSAnnual subscription renewal reminder

Issue Links

MusinGS

8 Bit Weapon
A music group that is inspired by, and which uses, the Apple II as an instrument.

ComputeHer
One of the members of 8BW.

Melbot
The official MelBot MySpace page.

Overclocked Remix
An online library of free music arrangements based on classic tunes.

Minibosses
A progressive metal band that performs live remixes of Nintendo game songs.

Cover ][ Cover

Atari Archives
Free online version of the book Digital Deli.

AbeBooks
Original printings of Digital Deli for only $5.

Web sites mentioned in this issue

NadaNet
Homepage of the creator of the Apple II distributed network.

CiderPress
Apple II file and disk image viewer and translator for Windows.

KansasFest
Annual Apple II convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

Apple II Online Reference
Tony Diaz's technical information repository.

A2Unplugged
Ryan Suenaga audio interview with Tony Diaz about the Apple II Online Reference.

Dora the Explorer Colouring for the IIGS
Interactive coloring book, based on the popular Nickelodeon cartoon.

ReactiveMicro.com
Online vendor for the LittlePower and LittleProto II devices.

Littlejohn Systems
Blog for James Littlejohn, inventor of the LittlePower and LittleProto II devices.

Volume-12-Issue-3

Index

PagesTypeHeadlineAuthorSummary
2My Home PageTurning over a new leafKen GagneJuiced.GS is now published by Ken Gagne's Gamebits, KansasFest 2007 has come and gone, KansasFest 2008 is on the calendar, call for contributions
3-4LettersLetters from the Land of ROMMisc.A request for more on the basics of using the IIGS, thanks for the KansasFest postcard
4AdvertisementSyndicommThe Definitive GS+: Volumes 1-3
5-8Cover storyTurning 30 at KansasFest 2007Ken GagneKansasFest 2007
9-11ReviewSNAPMike MaginnisSpeccie's News Acquisition Program (SNAP)
12-13Tips & TricksText Formatting & ConversionKen GagneWorking with text formatting and conversion processes
14-15ReviewThe Computist ProjectRyan SuenagaThe Computist Project DVD
16-18Tech-torialTCP/IP for DummiesEwen WannopIntroduction to TCP/IP (cont'd)
19DumplinGSBack to BASICsMark Percival's DiskMaker 8 and Peter Watson's MUG! Get Web pages, Complete Pascal (formerly TML Pascal) reclassified as freeware, GSoft BASIC downloadable demo now available, ADTPro disk image transfer utility released, Jason Scott announces new project Get Lamp! documentary, complete FORTRAN source code for original Colossal Cave Adventure discovered
20Random NumbersTransitionsEric ShepherdMany changes in the Apple II world
20AdvertisementJuiced.GSAnnual subscription renewal reminder

Issue Links

KansasFest 2007

KansasFest
Annual Apple II convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

David Szetela
Founding editor of Nibble Magazine and KFest 2007 keynote speaker.

BBS: The Documentary
Jason Scott's documentary about dial-up bulletin boards.

OsiriX
Medical imaging software for Mac OS X.

MOSP
Marinetti Open Source Project.

Sweet16
Apple IIGS emulator for Mac OS X.

A2Unplugged
Ryan Suenaga's new podcast for Apple II users.

NadaNet
Michael Mahon's Apple II parallel processing hardware.

Today in iPhone
Rob Walch's podcast about the Apple iPhone.

1 MHz! Podcast
Carrington Vanston's excellent monthly podcast for Apple II users.

TCP/IP for Dummies

Internet RFC Archives
TCP/IP protocol documentation.

Domain Name Servers
IP address
Uniform Resource Locator
TCP/IP
Wikipedia entries for various Internet communications standards.

Web sites mentioned in this issue

SNAP
Speccie's News Acquisition Program, a standalone NNTP reader for the IIGS.

Applesoft BASIC
Tony Diaz's FAQ for the Apple II's inbuilt programming language.

The Computist Project
Mike Maginnis' online collection of Computist magazines.

DiskMaker 8
Convert disk image files to real disks using your enhanced Apple //e, //c, or IIc Plus.

MUG!
Read, write, and create MS-DOS-formatted volumes from this IIGS NDA.

Complete Pascal
Exhaustive information and resources for the former TML Pascal language.

GSoft
Free trial version of The Byte Works' 16-bit implementation of the BASIC programing language.

ADTPro
Create, transfer, and convert disk images between an Apple II and a modern machine.

Get Lamp
Jason Scott's documentary about text adventure games.

Colossal Cave
Links to the original FORTRAN source code for, and dissertations about, Will Crowther's Colossal Cave, known on the Apple II as Adventure.

July 11, 2010 · Comments Off on Volume 12, Issue 2 (June 2007)

Volume-12-Issue-2

Index

PagesTypeHeadlineAuthorSummary
2My Home PageOne Big Happy FamilyKen GagneLooking forward to KansasFest 2007, Juiced.GS staff notes (Andrew Molloy promoted to associate editor, Mike Maginnis and Ewen Wannop join the staff), Mark Munz contributes
3LettersLetters from the Land of ROMMisc.A request for dialogue between Apple II users and programmers
4-7MusinGSRoland GustafssonAndrew RoughanInterview with Roland Gustafsson
8-10Tech-torialTCP/IP for DummiesEwen WannopIntroduction to TCP/IP
11Behind the ScenesDeja IIxMark MunzDeja IIx AppleWorks emulator development
12-13RetrospectiveMARCHing into the future and pastEvan KoblentzA look at the Mid-Atlantic Retro Computing Hobbyist (MARCH) user group
13AdvertisementSyndicommSyndicomm software
14-15ReviewSAFE2Mike MaginnisSAFE2 FTP client
15AdvertisementSyndicommThe Definitive GS+: Volumes 1-3
16Cover ][ CoverDigital RetroAndrew MolloyBook review of Digital Retro: The Evolution and Design of the Personal Computer by Gordon Laing
17AdvertisementCall-A.P.P.L.E.The Complete Call-A.P.P.L.E. 2-DVD Set
18AdvertisementSyndicommSilver Platter personal Web server for the IIGS
18-19DumplinGSMidwest MadnessKansasFest 2007 planning underway, CiderPress updated to v3.0 and reclassified as open source, AppleWin emulator updated to v1.13.2, Call-A.P.P.L.E. to sponsor programming contest, Andrew Roughan uploads text of Applecations (the Apple Users' Group Sydney publication) to the Web
19Random NumbersSuccess Distress Causes StressEric ShepherdApology for Syndicomm's back-logged orders
20AdvertisementInTrec SoftwareKansasFest 2007

Issue Links

Vintage Computer Museum

MARCH
Mid-Atlantic Retro Computing Hobbyists user group.

InfoAge
A vintage computing museum in New Jersey, open 1-4 PM every Sunday.

Technology Rewind
Evan Koblentz's blog.

Products discussed in this issue

Deja IIx
Mark Munz's blog on the development of an AppleWorks emulator.

SAFE2 by Ewen Wannop
Spectrum's Automated File Exchange 2, an FTP client.

The Computist Project
Mike Maginnis' online archive of Computist and Hardcore Computist magazines.

KansasFest
Annual Apple II convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

CiderPress
Access ShrinkIt archives and more from Windows. By Andy McFadden.

AppleWin
Apple IIe emulator for Windows by Tom Charlesworth.

Call-A.P.P.L.E.
Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange 2007 Programming Contest.

Applecations
Apple II content from the Apple Users' Group of Sydney, Australia.

July 11, 2010 · Comments Off on Volume 12, Issue 1 (March 2007)

Volume-12-Issue-1

Index

PagesTypeHeadlineAuthorSummary
2My Home PageOf Trackballs and MenKen GagneApologies for layout errors, call for contributors, welcome to new writers (Mark Percival, Mike Maginnis, Kelvin Sherlock), Ken's first anniversary as Editor-in-Chief, Apple II turns 30, looking forward to KansasFest
3-5Behind the ScenesMark PercivalDiskMaker 8 development
5AdvertisementVintage Computer FestivalVCF East 4.0
6-9MusinGSCarrington VanstonCarrington VanstonInterview with Carrington Vanston by Evil Carrington Vanston
9AdvertisementSyndicommThe Definitive GS+: Volumes 1-3
10Meet the StaffGeoff WeissGeoff Weiss
11-12ReviewSamuraiMike MaginnisSamurai IRC client from Ninjaforce
12-15Tech-torialUsing Window Menu BarsKelvin SherlockUsing window menu bars in a program
16RetrospectiveLooking Back to 1977Andrew MolloyA look back at the Apple II's debut
17AdvertisementCall-A.P.P.L.E.The Complete Call-A.P.P.L.E. 2-DVD Set
18-19DumplinGSMaking Connections in 2007KansasFest 2007 registration opens, Ewen Wannop announces SNAP usenet program for IIGS, 5.25" USB floppy drive in development, replacement Integer/Applesoft BASIC ROM board for Apple II+ available from Garberstreet, cassette interface board for Replica-1 in development, Apple IIe parts X-rayed, Virtual ][ emulator updated to v5.7, CiderPress updated, computer case discoloration studied in depth
19Random NumbersTime FliesEric ShepherdApple II 30 years later
20AdvertisementInTrec SoftwareKansasFest 2007

Issue Links

Carrington Vanston interview

1 MHz! Podcast
Carrington Vanston's excellent monthly podcast for Apple II users.

Duck Duck Goose
Carrington's opus of film production.

Movie Punks
A thrice-weekly, now retired web comic.

Window Menu Bars

Sample Code
ORCA/C code, working NDA, and more.

Window Information Bar Use
Official Apple IIGS Technical Note #3.

Desk Accessories and Tools
Official Apple IIGS Technical Note #53.

DA Tips and Techniques
Official Apple IIGS Technical Note #71.

Kelvin Sherlock's Web site
Author of GShisen, Silver Platter, and PNG Floyd.

Products discussed in this issue

DiskMaker 8
Mark Percival's 8-bit utility for converting disk images to disks.

Samurai
Ninjaforce's Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client in Classic Desk Accessory (CDA) format.

SNAP
Speccie's News Acquisition Program, an NNTP client, by Ewen Wannop.

Device Side Data
Developers of a USB 5.25" floppy drive.

Dual ROM board for Apple II+
Switch between Applesoft and Integer BASIC with ease. By Garberstreet Enterprises.

Replica-1
Vince Briel's Apple-1 clone, now with cassette interface.

Virtual II
Gerard Putter's excellent 8-bit Apple II emulator for Mac OS X.

CiderPress
Access ShrinkIt archives and more from Windows. By Andy McFadden.



Web sites mentioned in this issue

KansasFest
Annual Apple II convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

KansasFest Online Store
Shop for KFest 2007 shirts, hats, and mugs.

The Computist Project
Mike Maginnis' online archive of Computist and Hardcore Computist magazines.

Apple IIe x-ray images
Grant Stockly's X-rays images of an Apple IIe.

Why Apples Lose Their Color
An analysis of the composition and breakdown of computer cases.

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