Need Rec: Book to teach about computers and BASIC at an eight year old level

tony duell ard at
Fri May 27 14:54:08 CDT 2016

> Of course, rather than expose him to 8088 assembler, I’d recommend
>  you run right out and grab a used TRS-80 Color Computer - cheap,
>  and 6809 assembly is very very nice - no segment registers.

> The downside of *that* is that if he ever decides to use the “Sign Extend”
>  instruction, you’ll have to have a talk with him about the birds, the bees,
> and where little subroutines come from :-).

I suspect you'll need some 'support' when you come to unconditional
relative branches too :-)


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