The Basic Programming wiki last edited by bhtav on 03/20/13 09:06PM View full history

Up to nine lines of programming code could be entered in a basic-esque programming language, using both of the Atari 2600 keypad controllers. Due to a 64 character limitation, and the Atari's own RAM size, only extremely simple programs could be written and executed. Intended as a learning tool, Basic Programming was not intended for serious programming, indeed, there is no way to permanently store a program once written, as the Atari lacks recordable media.

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