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A loose-leaf reference guide for JOSS sophomores, who have had experience at a console and are familiar with the introductory JOSS literature (RM-5058-PR, RM-5220-PR, RM-5322-PR, RM-5377-PR). In addition to the basic tutorial material on JOSS language, commands, and functions, practical instructions are given on how to insert paper and change ribbons; typewriter settings; procedures for contacting JOSS; and actions to take in the event of console, line, or machine malfunction. Twelve annotated sample programs are included, together with an index that complements the heavy cross-referencing used throughout the notebook. In contrast to the more technical JOSS publications, these notes generally eschew detailed discussion in favor of informal interpretation and exemplary material.

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