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Article #24 (51 is last):
From: aa700@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Michael Current)
Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.product.8bit.summary
Subject: Quick / programming / commercial
Reply-To: aa700@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Michael Current)
Posted-By: xx004 (aa700 - Michael Current)
Date: Sat Jan  9 16:32:17 1993




 From: mppi76@cd4680fs.rrze.uni-erlangen.de (Harald Schoenfeld)
 Newsgroups: comp.sys.atari.8bit


Dag.Hugdahl@tdkt.kksys.com (Dag Hugdahl) writes:
>I have been reading with interest your comments about Quick - "that great
>new language from Germany" - but since I have just recently begun reading this
>conference, what can you tell me about it?  (Where to get it, etc.)

That is a very good question!!!

I am happy to tell you, that QUICK will be available soon including an
english manual. 

What is QUICK - in short:

QUICK is a completely software-based compiler language that is almost
as fast as assembler and also almost as easy to use as BASIC.

QUICK comes with some unique features like:
- Build-in Mouse-routines (for ST mouse)
-  " player-missile commands
-  " routines for playing digitized sounds
-  " routines to move and copy high-res graphics
- Automatic use of VBI and DLI!
- Subroutines, local variables, INLINE mc-code 
- Libraries

As I'm one of the programmers of QUICK, I can answer to any other
questions you have. There will be an announce, as soon as the english
version in ready.

There are some different places to get QUICK - as soon as the english
version is ready. At the moment you can get the german version from:

PPP
Postfach 1640
7518 Bretten
Germany
-- 
Harald Schoenfeld (hs@cnve.rrze.uni-erlangen.dbp.de)
-- 
         Michael Current, Cleveland Free-Net 8-bit Atari SIGOp
Carleton College, Northfield, MN, USA / UUCP: ...!umn-cs!ccnfld!currentm
      Internet: currentm@carleton.edu / Cleveland Free-Net: aa700





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