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Atari LOGO is a version of the LOGO programming language for Atari 8-bit family of home computers made by Atari Inc. in 1983. The language encourages learning through play, using simple commands to control an on-screen turtle that draws graphics based on the user's code. This visual aspect makes it both fun and educational, especially for beginners in computer science and mathematics. Commands include forward, back, left, right, pen up and down — all used to guide the turtle through drawing shapes or graphics on the screen. In addition to its use as an educational tool with children learning about procedures and loops through LOGO’s simple syntax interface, Atari LOGO also helped individuals understand basic programming concepts such as algorithms while stimulating an interest in technology at a young age.

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