Operating System/2

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IBM OS/2 1.0

Overview

OS/2 SE 1.0 was released in December 1987 with IBM OS/2 Programmer's Toolkit, Version 1.0 and IBM OS/2 Technical Reference, Version 1.0. OS/2 EE 1.0 which includes Communication Manager for host connectivity was released in 1988.

Requirements

  • IBM PC AT, PS/2 with Intel 286 CPU
  • Harddrive with 5 MB free space on primary partition (max. partition size 33 MB)
  • 1.44MB floppy drive
  • Mouse: IBM PS/2, Microsoft serial

Development Tools

  • IBM
    • BASIC Compiler/2
    • C/2
    • COBOL/2
    • FORTRAN/2
    • Macro Assembler/2
    • Pascal Compiler/2
  • Lattice
    • C Compiler
  • Microsoft
    • BASIC 6.0
    • C 5.1
    • COBOL
    • FORTRAN
    • MASM 5.1
    • Pascal 4.0

Announcements

1987-04-02
  • 287-099 - IBM OS/2 Standard Edition
  • 287-105 - IBM OS/2 Standard Edition Programmer Toolkit and Technical Reference
1987-11-03
  • 287-498 - IBM OS/2 Availability
  • 287-500 - Availability of New Compilers, Assembler, IBM BASIC Reference, Version 3.30, and IBM Operating System/2
1987-04-02 (EMEA)
  • ZP87-4013 - IBM BASIC Compiler/2
  • ZP87-4014 - IBM FORTRAN/2
  • ZP87-4015 - IBM PASCAL Compiler/2
  • ZP87-4036 - IBM C/2
  • ZP87-4037 - IBM COBOL/2
  • ZP87-4038 - IBM Macro Assembler/2
  • ZP87-4072 - OS/2 Extended Edition
  • ZP87-4073 - Graphics Development Toolkits
  • ZP87-4074 - OS/2 Standard Edition
  • ZP87-4075 - IBM Personal Computer Software Overview
  • ZP87-4076 - IBM OS/2 Toolkit and Technical Reference
  • ZP87-4079 - IBM PC Connectivity Overview
1987-11-03 (EMEA)
  • ZP87-0417 - IBM 7552 OS/2 Support and Language Extensions/2
1987-12-10 (EMEA)
  • ZP87-0420 - IBM OS/2 Graphics Development Toolkit
  • ZP87-4128 - IBM FORTRAN/2
  • ZP87-4129 - IBM Pascal Compiler/2
  • ZP87-4130 - IBM C/2
  • ZP87-4131 - IBM COBOL/2
  • ZP87-4132 - IBM Macro Assembler/2

IBM OS/2 1.1

Overview

This release introduced graphical user interface Presentation Manager.

Presentation Manager API
  • Shell
  • Windows
  • Input
  • Dialogues & Mouse
  • Alphanumerics Output
  • Graphics Output
  • BitMaps
Program numbers
  • 90X7899 - IBM OS/2 Extended Edition Version 1.1 (3.5-inch)
  • 90X7900 - IBM OS/2 Extended Edition Version 1.1 (5.25-inch)

Announcements

  • 287-100 - IBM OS/2, Extended Edition, Version 1.1
  • 287-498 - IBM OS/2 Availability
  • 287-499 - IBM OS/2 Extended Edition Version 1.1 First Customer Ship Date and New Version
  • 287-500 - Availability of New Compilers
  • 287-501 - IBM LAN Server 1.0
  • 290-684 - Service Extension for OS/2 Extended Edition Version 1.1

Courses

  • P1000 - Planning for the IBM Operating System/2 EE V1.1
  • P1004 - Implementing the Base Operating System/ for IBM OS/2
  • P1006 - Introduction to IBM OS/2 SE V1.0
  • P1007 - Installation Topics for IBM OS/2 SE V1.0

IBM OS/2 1.2

Overview

Introduction of Installable File Systems (IFS).

Requirements

DualBoot
  • IBM DOS 3.2, 3.3 or 4.0
Hardware
  • PS/2 Models 30-286, 50, 50Z, 55SX, 60, 70, P70, 80
  • PC-AT, PC-XT Model 286
  • Industrial Computer 75xx

Announcements

  • (1989-12-12) IBM OS/2 LAN Server 1.2
  • 290-702 - IBM OS/2 Standard Edition Version 1.2, OS/2 Extended Edition Version

1.2, OS/2 Programming Tools and Information Version 1.2, and IBM LAN Server Version 1.2 Withdrawal from Marketing

IBM OS/2 1.3

Overview

Last 16-bit version. Optimized for performance and reliability.

Requirements

Hardware
  • IBM PS/2 Model 30-286, 50, 50Z, 55SX, 60, 65, 70, P70, 80, 90, 95
  • Memory (RAM): 3MB
  • IBM display
  • Floppy
  • Hard drive (30 MB)

Announcements

1990-10-30
  • 290-690 - Operating System/2 Extended Edition Version 1.3
  • 290-691 - Operating System/2 Standard Edition Version 1.3 and Operating System/2 Programming Tools and Information Version 1.2/1.3
  • 290-692 - IBM OS/2 Local Area Network Server Version 1.3
1991-10-22
  • 291-599 - IBM OS/2 Extended Services
  • 291-630 - IBM OS/2 LAN Server 2.0