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BYTE

Volume 10, issue 8 (August, 1985): Declarative languages

Table of Contents
Editorial: A Very Special Issue6
Phil Lemmons
Microbytes9
Sinclair Rescued from Bankrupty; Sir Clive Loses Clout
Developments Bring Optical Discs Closer to Market
New Products Use 65816 Processor
C Compilers Expand to New Systems
Two MS-DOS Protable Computers Enhanced
NANOBYTES
Letters14
Fixes and Updates33
Leaks Like Sieve: Update to benchmark test
A Power Plant Chip (correction to June BYTE, page 458)
What's New39, 380
Zoomracks
Modem with Voice Detection
Tektronix AI Systems
MDID Magic, Music Disks
Color Display Adapter
SAM 3001 AT
Robotic Kit
Biometal
The System/36 PC
Compaq PC Turbo
Video Digitizer and BASIC Enhancement for Commodore
Executive Partner

NEW SYSTEMS:
The Amstrad CPC6128 PC
MicroVAX II
Leading Edge Model D PC
TeleVideo's AT

PERIPHERALS:
Chip Interfaces 80286 Processor with 8088 System
RAM Extension for Macintosh
Hard-Disk/Tape Subsystem for IBM PCs
700-cps Serial Printer
Compact Laser Printer
Low-Cost Seven-Port Multiplexer
Graphics Display for DEC, Hazeltime Terminals
Monochrome Monitors for IBM PCs

ADD-INS:
Kache Board for the Apple
MAS 2122 Two-Chip Modem
UNIX/MMU for Stride 400 Series
Micro Speech Lab

SOFTWARE - APPLE:
BASIC-to-Pascal Translator
Circuit-Design Package Runs on the Mac
Bulletin Board for Apple IIs
Map with Stars with Mac

SOFTWARE - IBM PC:
TopView Tools
Mapping Package
Signal Processing on the PC
A Bridge to Macintosh Office
Pascal for 8086 Family

SOFTWARE - OTHER COMPUTERS:
Programming Environment with AI Module
Four for Color Computer; Atari EEPROM/EPROM Programmer
Widen Your Screen
Improvising Commodore
Book Reviews49
Ask BYTE70
Unclassified Ads429
BYTE's Ongoing Monitor Box, BOMB results430
Reader Service431
 
Features 
Product Preview: The Amiga Personal Computer80
Its speed and colorful graphics come from a 68000 and sophisticated custom chips.
Gregg Williams, Jon Edwards, Phillip Robinson
Ciarcia's Circuit Cellar: Build the BASIC-52 Computer/Controller83
A single-board problem solver with great potential
Steve Ciarcia
The DSI-32 Coprocessor Board, Part I: The Hardware120
Plug a 32-bit microcomputer into your IBM PC
Trevor G. Marshall, George Scolaro, David L. Rand, Tom King, Vincent P. Williams
Programming Project: Context-Free Parsing of Arithmetic Expressions138
Parse integer arithemitc expressions into executable form
Jonathan Amsterdam
 
Themes 
Introduction148
Prolog Goes to Work151
What Prolog is, who's using it, and why
Clara Y. Cuadrado, John L. Cuadrado
Logic Programming161
Prolog can be used as either a declarative or a procedural programming language
Robert Kowalski
Declarative Languages: An Overview181
Why do we need another type of programming language?
Susan Eisenbach, Chris Sadler
Program Transformation201
A program-development methodology explained
John Darlington
Function Programming Using FP219
How to program without objects
Peter G. Harrison, Hessam Khoshnevisan
A Hope Tutorial235
Using one of the new generation of functional languages
Roger Bailey
 
Reviews 
Introduction262
Reviewer's Notebook265
Glenn Hartwig
The Tandy 1000266
A low-cost PC-compatible computer
Rich Malloy
IBM Pascal 2.00275
This version has many improvements, including better documentation and 8087 coprocessor support
Patrick J. Finan
Review Feedback283
 
Kernel 
Introduction290
Computing at Chaos Manor: The West Coast Computer Faire293
Union Problems; PC-Write; Disk Maker I; Multiple Choice; EM-it; Color-400; SR-12; SuperKey; PC-MATLAB; Badges and Flowers; NaturalLink
Jerry Pournelle
BYTE Japan: COMDEX in Japan331
Fujitsu lap-size portable; New laser printers; NEC PC-9801M3; APC III versus PC-9801M2/3; Brother WP-600 and FB-100
William M. Raike
BYTE U.K.: Declarative Update341
Two new language systems and two new books
Dick Pountain
According to Webster: Greetings and Agitations355
Methods; Turbo Pascal 3.0; Copy II Mac; MacTools; MacASM; MacModula-2; Megamax C; QC-20
Bruce Webster
BYTE West Coast: New Microprocessor Chips369
The iAPX 386, the 80C86 and the AT Probe
Phillip Robinson
Circuit Cellar Feedback376
Steve Ciarcia
BYTELINES378
Sol Libes



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