ANTIC Interview 355 - Norm Draper, Draper Pascal


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Norm Draper, Draper Pascal Norm Draper was the creator of Draper Pascal, a version of the Pascal programming language for the Atari 8-bit computers. Draper Pascal started as a commercial program sold directly though advertisements in computer magazines, then later became shareware. This interview took place on July 3, 2018. "I offered club members to pay them for every bug they would find in my software. I'd pay them $3. ... There were a few. I didn't have to pay out that much money at all, really." Draper Pascal "New Product" in Antic magazine, Feb. 1990 Draper Pascal 2.1 Manual AtariWiki on Draper Pascal AtariMania's list of Norm's software

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