Computers for children

From: Miles O'Neal <>
Date: Wed Jan 13 17:51:02 1999

Cameron Kaiser said...
|::Do you know that you ca structure you BASIC code also? I haven't used a GOTO
|::statement in BASIC since I learned C.
|But not in most microcomputer BASICs. The Apple II, Atari and C64 all lack
|BEGIN-BEND, WHILE-WEND, block IFs; the 64 doesn't even have ELSE.

But you can still fake it. A few, simple standards gone a long way.

At the sam etime, tracing through spaghetti code is instructive,
and will help when you're debugging Janus as it's attempting to
kill you.

Received on Wed Jan 13 1999 - 17:51:02 GMT

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