It’s BASIC

This Apple IIc computer could not have displayed the webpage here.

10 PRINT I LEARNED TO USE A COMPUTER
20 PRINT BY PROGRAMMING IN APPLE BASIC
30 PRINT ON AN APPLE IIc COMPUTER
40 PRINT WHICH OF COURSE LACKED A HARD DRIVE
50 PRINT IT HAD 128 KILOBYTES OF RAM
60 PRINT AND TWO 5-1/4″ FLOPPY DISK DRIVES
70 PRINT I MOSTLY PROGRAMMED CHOOSE-YOUR-OWN
80 PRINT ADVENTURE STORIES WITH SCI-FI THEMES
90 PRINT HEY I WAS 9 YEARS OLD WHADYA EXPECT
100 PRINT TODAY I USE A MACBOOK
110 PRINT AND I PROGRAM IN PYTHON
120 PRINT BUT THE COMPUTER IS STILL AN APPLE
130 PRINT THANK YOU STEVE JOBS AND YOUR ENGINEERS
140 IF GRATITUDE = TRUE GOTO 130

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1 Response to “It’s BASIC”


  1. 1 Richard Francis October 6, 2011 at 12:51

    And the IIc was on loan from the school for the summer. Can you imagine a school doing that now with one of their computers?


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