Atari Logo

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This article is about a version of the Logo programming language. For the logo of Atari, see Atari § Logotype.
Atari Logo
Atari LOGO First Screen.png
Screenshot of Atari Logo after startup
Developer(s) LCSI
Initial release ROM cartridge 1983; 34 years ago (1983)[1][2][3]
Development status Discontinued
Platform Atari 8-bit family
Available in English
Type Logo interpreter
License Copyright © 1983 LCSI, Proprietary[4]

Atari Logo is cartridge-based version of the Logo programming language for the Atari 8-bit computers.

Atari Logo was developed by Logo Computer Systems, Inc. (LCSI) in Quebec, Canada. LCSI wrote Apple Logo, and the Atari version maintained strong compatibility with it. Atari Logo also features commands that supported the Atari 8-bit enhanced graphics and sound: 4 simultaneous drawing turtles, turtles that look like actual turtles instead of triangles, redefinable turtle shapes, and an event handler for collision detection.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Antic Vol.2, No.6, SEPTEMBER 1983 - Review of Atari LOGO
  2. ^ Software: Review: Atari Logo, By Scott Mace, InfoWorld, 23 Jan 1984, Page 57
  3. ^ Digital Research announces DR Logo for IBM PC, By Scott Mace, InfoWorld, 14 Feb 1983, Page 10, Atari has announced that Logo Computer Systems, Inc. (LCSI) is implementing Logo for Atari's computers (see page 20)
  4. ^ http://www.microworlds.com/

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