You built an ELF, now what? Programming, of course!

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Lee Hart and Tom Pittman worked to make TMSI's derivative of Tom's 1802 Tiny BASIC available here (plaintext with tabs, 96K). Note that this source includes the IDIOT/4 monitor as well (see below for more on that). We also have the manual (web text or plaintext with tabs, about 120K) and the quick reference guide (web text or plaintext with tabs , about 3K).

IDIOT/4 Monitor 

This monitor program was written and contributed by Lee Hart. You may remember this from TMSI's 1802 cards back in the early eighties. TMSI is now history, but IDIOT/4 lives on. The code is provided in three formats: web text with non-breaking spaces (59K), plaintext with tabs (37K), and HEX format (3K). Finally, here's the IDIOT4 quick reference from the IDIOT/4 and Tiny BASIC user manual (web text or plaintext with tabs, about 3K).

Space Invaders Game 

Charlie Brint wrote his own version of Space Invaders for an ELF II back in 1980, and says that this game milks every available cycle out of the 1802. The ELF this game was played on was equipped with 4K of expansion memory and an extra set of hex LEDs wired to output port 7. The 1861 provided the graphics and the hex keypad was used to move the gun. Charlie has provided this both as text (79K) and a binary (2.5K).

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