[vcf-midatlantic] Looking for a kid friendly 6502 assembly language book

Blake Patterson blakespot at gmail.com
Mon Sep 2 10:50:10 EDT 2019


I own this book, FYI.

https://archive.org/details/Assembly_Language_for_Kids_Commodore_64

On Mon, Sep 2, 2019 at 10:16 AM Dean Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> From many accounts, if you want to stay Apple centric, Assembly Lines is a
> great way to start. It assumes very little knowledge of Apple 8-bit
> Architecture and BASIC. Merlin macro assembler is recommended and ask the
> examples can be used under Virtual ][. A companion book (Like Zaks
> *Programming
> the 6502*) is recommended if you want to deep dive into 6502 minutia.
>
> If you want to go even simpler and closer to the bare metal, get him on a
> SYM or KIM, then graduate to the Apple. (I recommend this method.) Combined
> with your gentle guidance, he'll do great.
>
> I words also chat with Adam Michlin. He teaches this stuff to kids your
> son's age and can give you excellent advice.
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 2, 2019 at 9:22 AM corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
> > I’m going to try to see if my 12 year old son might want to learn 6502
> > assembly.   He knows some basic but I want him to learn how computers
> > really work which means he should learn assembly.  All my assembly books
> > assume a lot and I figure 6502 is basic enough since he won’t have to
> worry
> > about memory segments and stuff like that.
> >
> > The best guideline I can think of is... if it’s a book Evan can learn to
> > program in assembly on an Apple II, then it would be perfect for Ben to
> > learn. @Evan, I think you’ll agree here.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Corey
> >
> >
> > corey cohen
> > uǝɥoɔ ʎǝɹoɔ
> > Sent from my iPhone
>


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