De Re Atari
A Guide to Effective Programming

By Chris Crawford, Lane Winner, Jim Cox, Amy Chen, Jim Dunion, Kathleen Pitta, Bob Fraser, and Gus Makreas

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Table of Contents


1. System overview

2. ANTIC and the display list

3. Graphics indirection (color registers and characters sets)

4. Player-Missile Graphics

5. Display List Interrupts

6. Scrolling

7. Sound

8. Operating system

9. The disk operating system

10. Atari BASIC Overview



Programmer's Card

Index of Illustrations

Software Archive

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