- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 3/2007 on page 0
8052AH BASIC Single-Board Computer (1987)
The instant success of this project from 1987 proved that there was lots of interest in programming a microcontroller in BASIC rather than assembly language. Sceptics, aplenty immediately after the publication of the November 1987 issue, soon fell silent when the actual code executed by the 8052AH micro was valued in terms of speed. The general verdict: “not bad at all, that interpreter is worth its salt”.