abounded in those days. I certainly recall how happy I was when I got my external numeric keypad for the C64 - so I could type in machine language programs which were listed byte by byte in the magazines. Later on I learned to disassemble them so I could learn some tricks and tips! jsr $FFD2 anyone?
As for the Amiga - the 'above the table' dealings on the Amiga windowing interface and so on were actually made with IBM (around the time MS decided to break from IBM and do Windows alone, leaving IBM to create WARP) - which is how the Amiga ended up with ARexx inter-process control script language....
Good old days!
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