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David Szetela on John Sculley and Mike Harvey

David Szetela on John Sculley and Mike Harvey

On July 18, 2007, David Szetela, founding editor of Nibble Magazine, delivered the keynote speech at KansasFest, an annual celebration of the Apple II. In this segment, he discusses the impact and legacy of John Sculley and Mike Harvey. Video by Ken Gagne. Recorded on 7/18/2007 by Ken Gagne and made available by KansasFest, Inc., …

You’re happy if you GNO it

You’re happy if you GNO it

GNO/ME is an open source UNIX-like extension for the Apple IIgs. Version 2.0.6 was released in 1999 (presented at KFest for the very first time in 2020) and has been often described as a central component to what would be included if GS/OS would have advanced. Topics covered by Geoff Weiss include how it compares …

Introducing NuInput: A superior INPUT

Introducing NuInput: A superior INPUT

If you’ve programmed in Applesoft, then you know that its INPUT command is not very capable. But now you don’t need it! NuInput, by Ivan Drucker, is a powerful and flexible replacement for INPUT which makes it easy for any Applesoft programmer to specify maximum entry length and permitted keys, automatically convert lowercase, refuse blank …

Introducing Slammer: A New Way of Using Machine Language from Applesoft

Introducing Slammer: A New Way of Using Machine Language from Applesoft

Wouldn’t it be great if you could put whatever machine language you wanted into a standard Applesoft program with practically no performance, dependency, or stability issues? With Ivan Drucker’s Slammer, you can! Slammer is a new method for installing and executing machine language routines, at machine language speed, using 100% legal Applesoft. This presentation introduces …

73H 0r3g0n 7r41L Game Mod

73H 0r3g0n 7r41L Game Mod

Through custom coding and modification, Melissa Barron has modified the classic Oregon Trail to use in-game text that’s a blend of l337, chatspeak, and LOLcats syntax. Learn about the process of hacking this game and see it in action on an Apple IIc. Learn more at http://melissabarron.net/ or see her similar presentation at Notacon 7 …

Apple II History redesign unveiling

Apple II History redesign unveiling

Steve Weyhrich, curator of the Apple II History Web site, unveiled at KansasFest 2010 the redesign of his site to use WordPress. Presented remotely, this presentation was captured via a combination of screencast and external microphone. Find the history site at http://apple2history.org Recorded on 7/24/2010 by Ken Gagne and made available by KansasFest, Inc., under …

P2E — Pseudo-II Emulator

P2E — Pseudo-II Emulator

P2E is a Martin Haye’s Apple II emulator that runs on all iOS devices, along with desktop computers and probably Android as well. Written and highly optimized in Javascript, it’s capable of emulating an Apple IIe at full speed on iPhone 3GS and above, including graphics and disk drive support. This session briefly covers (1) …