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IndustryComputer books
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Founded1981; 42 years ago (1981)
FounderDavid Gordon
United States

Datamost was a computer book publisher and computer game company founded by David Gordon and based in Chatsworth, California. Datamost operated in the early 1980s producing games and other software mainly for the Apple II, Commodore 64 and Atari 8-bit family, with some for the IBM PC. It also published educational and reference materials related to computers and computer programming.


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  • How to Program the Apple II Using 6502 Assembly Language (1981) Using 6502 Assembly Language by Randy Hyde | PDF by Randy Hyde
  • The Elementary Commodore-64 (1982) by William B. Sanders, Ph.D.
  • How to Write an Apple Program (1982) by Ed Faulk
  • Designing Apple Games with Pizazz (1983) by Greg Minter and John Ruffner
  • p-Source (A Guide to the Apple Pascal System) (1983) by Randall Hyde
  • Games Apples Play (1983) by Mark James Capella and Michael D. Weinstock
  • Games Ataris Play (1983) by Hal Glicksman and Kent Simon[2]
  • Games Commodores Play (1983) by Phil Dennis and Greg Minter
  • The Elementary Apple (1983) by William B. Sanders
  • The Commodore 64 Experience (1983) by Mike Dean Klein[3]
  • The Atari Experience by Adrien Z. Lamothe (1984)
  • Atari Roots (1984) by Mark Andrews[4]
  • The Musical Atari (1984) by Hal Glickman
  • The Apple Almanac (1984) by Eric Goez and William Sanders
  • Apple Macintosh Primer (1984) by William Sanders
  • Inside Commodore DOS (1984, 1985) by Richard Immers and Gerald G. Neufeld
  • The Super Computer Snooper (1984) by Isaac Malitz


  1. ^ "Marketalk Reviews". Softalk. Vol. 4, no. 1. September 1983. p. 192. Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  2. ^ Glicksman, Hal; Simon, Kent (1983). Games Ataris Play (PDF). Datamost. ISBN 9780881901184.
  3. ^ Published by Datamost ISBN 0-88190-230-6
  4. ^ Andrews, Mark (1984). Atari Roots. Chastsworth, CA: Datamost. ISBN 0-88190-171-7.

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