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Old 14 February 2016, 20:55   #1
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Amiga: First Steps

I do not know if it exists in other languages, but italian existe "Primi Passi", Floppy-Guide by Juan Holz that thanks to its interactive graphics allowed to all users "First experience" to know and use the Computer. In my opinion a good idea maybe even useful today for some child or old person who approaches for the first time to the computer. The guide begins with the practice of the keyboard and mouse then you go to the CLI with various commands, and then you go to the Workbench windows and icons with classic Amiga OS 1.3.

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Old 15 February 2016, 03:53   #2
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I think it was distributed with A500s in Sweden as "Lär dig själv".
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Old 15 February 2016, 13:04   #3
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I remember I had it on my A600 and it was terribly confusing for me, a 4 year old kid, to make out why my Workbench was so different (Workbench 2.04 came with my A600, not 1.3)

I still love it, though! I remember launch it at least once every month or so!
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Old 03 January 2020, 18:09   #4
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Made a video showing "Primi Passi", Floppy in Italian version


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Old 03 January 2020, 22:00   #5
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We also had the same thing in Dutch in the Netherlands.
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Old 03 January 2020, 22:42   #6
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Very nice!
The command is "dir" and not "ciao" (6:55). You need to watch it again!

Never heard of the "AHA!" interpreter. Wonder if the sourcecode of primi passi is around. It's very nicely made/drawn and a translated version could be useful for (bloody) beginners.
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Old 03 January 2020, 23:06   #7
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Very nice!
The command is "dir" and not "ciao" (6:55).
I think I know

I just faked a wrong command by executing a world-renowned Italian greeting "Ciao" (Hello)...

In fact, considering data from 1987, I must say that it is well made and well compacted to fit on one floppy.
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Old 04 January 2020, 02:32   #8
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I remember that with the workbench 1.2,it actually gave me first glimpse on WIMP interfaces
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Old 04 January 2020, 03:08   #9
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We have it in FR as well.
A very nice introduction to the Amiga, shortcut keys, CLI, etc.
My mini-Godzillas enjoyed following it
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I think I know
I just faked ...
Ciao bello lo so, of course it was a joke!!
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