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Apple IIgs System Timing and the FPI

Apple IIgs System Timing and the FPI

The Apple IIgs has a split personality. Most of the machine runs at a ~1MHz clock rate, keeping compatibility with earlier Apple IIs. Some components, however, can be decoupled and run at a faster rate. The FPI, or Fast Processor Interface, is the chip responsible for coordinating the interactions between these personalities. In this session, …

Escape from the Homebrew Computer Club

Escape from the Homebrew Computer Club

Escape from the Homebrew Computer Club is a modern(ish) raycasted 2 1/2 D game for the Apple II. At KansasFest 2011, creator David Schmenk describes how he came up with the concept, the technology designed in it, and how to play it. Download the Keynote or PDF of David’s presentation. Recorded on July 21, 2011, …

Updates from KansasFest 2011

Updates from KansasFest 2011

KansasFest has been in full swing for more than 48 hours, and attendees are already exhausted from the bounty of sessions, hardware, knowledge, and camaraderie. A few have even taken the time to share their experiences with the online community, so if you couldn’t make it here yourself, you can catch a glimpse of the …

Bob Bishop to keynote KansasFest 2011

Bob Bishop to keynote KansasFest 2011

KANSAS CITY, MO — December 17, 2010 — Bob Bishop, co-founder of Apple’s R&D lab, will be the keynote speaker at KansasFest 2011. Bob is part of the early history of the Apple computer and has developed numerous commercial software titles, worked side-by-side with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, written a book on assembly language programming, …

KansasFest 2011 scheduled for July 19-24

KansasFest 2011 scheduled for July 19-24

KansasFest 2010 was, by all measures, a success. Attended by an eclectic assortment of veterans and newcomers, the event hosted an excellent keynote speech, programming and athletic competitions with fantastic prizes, numerous technical sessions, and much late-night camaraderie. The only thing that could be better is knowing that we’ll get to do it again. Start …