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  • A.N.A.L.O.G. Computing (February 1986)

    Source: A.N.A.L.O.G. Computing – Issue Number 39 – February 1986

    ANALOG Computing was probably the most popular Atari 8-bit computer magazine, at least in North America. However, it also covered the Atari ST at times and that includes Atari’s display at COMDEX 1985. Also prominently displayed at COMDEX that year was the Atari 130XE. The XE line represented the last of the Atari 8-bit computers.

    The Feburary 1986 issue of ANALOG Computing includes:


    • Unicheck – ANALOG Computing’s universal checksum program.
    • High Noon – The showdown between Atari’s 520ST and Commodore’s Amiga for first place in home computing.
    • Load It – Autoboots any BASIC or machine language program.
    • Adventurous Programming – Dare to write your own adventure? Clayton gets you started.
    • Utilities for the 520ST – An in-depth look at what “tools” are available now for the Atari 520ST.
    • Formatter – Format 5.25-inch disks endlessly – and quickly!
    • Debug+ – A screen-oriented, machine language debugging utility.
    • C-manship, Part 1 – The first of a series of C p