Internet Resources for Chapter 7

Using the Keyboard With Unix

Pictures of the Teletype ASR33

http://www.pdp8.net/asr33/pics/.index1.shtml

History of Teletypes

http://www.cs.utk.edu/~shuford/terminal/teletype_news.txt

Video of Teletype printing

http://highgate.comm.sfu.ca/~djg/htdocs/asr33/videos/print.shtml
Notice the Return operation is separate from the Line Feed

Information about the PDP 8 (contains info about Teletype ASR 33)

http://highgate.comm.sfu.ca/pdp8/

Teletype ASR 33 manual

http://highgate.comm.sfu.ca/pdp8/asr33-docs/telet1_1.tif
http://highgate.comm.sfu.ca/pdp8/asr33-docs/telet1_2.tif
http://highgate.comm.sfu.ca/pdp8/asr33-docs/telet1_3.tif

Diagram of the ASR 33 keyboard showing the keys

http://highgate.comm.sfu.ca/pdp8/asr33-docs/telet1_1.tif
See page 8

Understanding the ASCII code

http://www.nadcomm.com/ascii_code.htm

Modifier keys

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modifier_key

curses: definition

http://www.amk.ca/python/howto/curses/

curses: history, writing programs

http://web.cs.mun.ca/~rod/ncurses/ncurses.html

History of curses:

http://new.linuxjournal.com/article/1124
Page down and look for "curses History"

terminfo, termcap

http://www.linux.com/howtos/Text-Terminal-HOWTO-15.shtml

Rogue

http://users.tkk.fi/~eye/roguelike/rogue.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogue_%28computer_game%29

ASCII screenshot of an early rogue game

http://users.tkk.fi/~eye/roguelike/rogue1.txt

Consistent Backspace and Delete configuration

http://www.ibb.net/~anne/keyboard.html

Kermit FAQ: setting Backspace/Delete for many different systems

http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/backspace.html

Core (memory)

http://www.columbia.edu/acis/history/core.html
http://ppewww.ph.gla.ac.uk/~doherty/CoreMemIndex.html

IBM 405 Alphabetical Accounting Machine

http://www.columbia.edu/acis/history/405.html



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