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Turbo Assembler & Debugger 1.0, 5.25" disks with order form for 3.5". Box has white label with PN: 15FGAD10-10. Box printed ISBN 0-87524-202-2, PART #15PK-ASD03-10. MASM compatible (4.0, 5.0 and 5.1). Significant new assembly language extensions. Easy interfacing with high-level languages including Turbo-C and Turbo Pascal. Full 386 support. Turbo Debugger has EMS support, remote debugging and 386 virtual machine debugging, so there's no limit to the size of program you can debug. Supports CodeView and MAP compatible programs.
Turbo Assembler 1.01, 360K disk labeled PART# 15LB-ASD01 BOR 0855 with files dated 5/2/89 1:01:00am. Also includes three Turbo Debugger disks, probably version 1.5x.
Probably includes two manuals, perhaps:
User Guide, PART# 15MN-ASD01-10 BOR 0851
Quick Reference Guide, PART# 15MN-ASD05-25 BOR 1482B
Turbo Debugger 2.0. Box label reads:
Includes 5.25" Disk Set & Coupon for 3.5" Disks
Item: 15FG-ASD 0-20
MO: 069203 M:030
I've seen the following manuals, but don't know what package they came from:
Turbo Assembler 2.5 User's Guide, 495 pages, PART # 15MN-ASD03-25 BOR 1491A © 1988, 1991
Turbo Debugger 2.5 User's Guide, 427 pages, PART # 15MN-ASD01-25 BOR 1489A © 1988, 1991
Turbo Profiler 1.1 User's Guide, 195 pages, PART # 15MN-ASD02-25 BOR 1483A © 1990, 1991
IBM PC-compatible PC running DOS 3.31 or higher
Minimum 2 MB memory and 1 MB disk space required for 16-bit development
Minimum 8 MB memory and 2 MB disk space required for 32-bit development
3.5" software disks and manuals
Turbo Assembler 4.0 (for DOS or Windows), Four 1.44MB diskettes and the following materials:
Quick Reference, 154 pages, Part #LSM1240WW21771 BOR 6285
User's Guide, 347 pages, Part #LSM1240WW21770 BOR 6284
Turbo Debugger User's Guide, 216 pages, Part #BCP1240WW21775 BOR 6335
Turbo Assembler 5.0, © 1996, 3 1.44MB diskettes and the following manuals:
Quick Reference 156pp
Turbo Assembler User's Guide 290pp
Turbo Debugger User's Guide 184pp
The TASM and TLINK that came with C++ Builder are the 32-bit versions (TASM32 and TLINK32). The separate TASM product is both 16-bit and 32-bit. The manuals will cover both, sometimes without making the distinction clear, and the initial examples will all be 16-bit.
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