10 Print CHR$(205.5+RND(1))

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-11-16
  • Publisher: Mit Pr
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This book takes a single line of code--the extremely concise BASIC program for the Commodore 64 inscribed in the title--and uses it aa a lens through which to consider the phenomenon of creative computing and the way computer programs exist in culture. The authors of this collaboratively written book treat code not as merely functional but as a text--in the case of 10 PRINT, a text that appeared in many different printed sources--that yields a story about its making, its purpose, its assumptions, and more. They consider randomness and regularity in computing and art, the maze in culture, the popular BASIC programming language, and the highly influential Commodore 64 computer.

Table of Contents

Series Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Rem Variations in Basicp. 19
Mazesp. 31
Rem Ports to other Platformsp. 51
Regularityp. 63
Rem Variations in Processingp. 105
Randomnessp. 119
Rem One-Linersp. 147
Basicp. 157
Rem a Port to the Atari VCSp. 195
The Commodore 64p. 209
Rem Maze Walker in Basicp. 243
Conclusionp. 261
Endp. 269
Thanksp. 271
Works Citedp. 275
Variants of 10 Printp. 287
About the Authorsp. 295
Indexp. 299
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