[Coco] What is the next "step" in my education?

Zippster zippster278 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 15:15:34 EDT 2016

Hi John,

A lot of good information here...

The Unraveled series is the best reference for the ROMs…

One of the standard references for 6809 Assembly...

- Ed

> On Jun 24, 2016, at 12:50 PM, John Lochey via Coco <coco at maltedmedia.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> First off, thanks to everyone that has been a huge help to me so far!
> I have decided to focus on my CoCo2 and I have ordered an SDC (SD card reader) and case for it.
> Okay, I kind of asked this question awhile ago, but I want to reframe it.
> I'm looking for your suggestions on the next "step" in my education...
> I have read and worked through the Extended Basic Manual that came with my CoCo2 and found it very interesting... but I was left wondering what the next "step" is?
> Anyway, I have been working through the Rainbow magazines and have been learning a lot, but so many questions come up from the examples that I read like:
> - how does one learn the memory map of the 6809?
> - I see magazine examples and think, "why/how did the author know how/where to POKE/PEEK in that memory location", etc?
> - I'd like to POKE/PEEK around and try some stuff, but don't really know where to start, or what is where in memory.
> - what is the best way to experiment with more advanced BASIC, PEEKS and POKES, and ???
> I have been looking that the following books:
> - Color Computer Graphics - William Barden- Ultimate Color Computer Reference Guide and Toolkit - CMD Micro
> But I'm open to suggestions.
> Thanks and sorry if this is too vague!  
> John
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