Illustrating BBC-Basic by Donald Alcock

Cover of: Illustrating BBC-Basic | Donald Alcock

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • BBC Microcomputer -- Programming.,
  • BASIC (Computer program language)

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementDonald Alcock.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA76.8.B35 A43 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 184 p. :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2334321M
ISBN 10052131495X
LC Control Number86223700
OCLC/WorldCa16131229

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Information is presented in a form handy for reference. Pagefor example, tabulates all characters in the ASCII range; pages summarize all information needed when composing screens of MODE 7 graphics.

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ODBCLIB - Richard Russell Supports accessing an ODBC-compliant database (for example SQLite). The Zip file include a test/demonstration program illustrating its use. BBC Basic programming for you. [Stephen Doyle, Computer studies for you.] Over examples of tested programs for your pupils to try.

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The BBC BASIC Assembler. It's always hard thinking of simple but useful ways of illustrating specific points. You should be aware of what actually happens when a forward reference is encountered in the first pass. Instead of giving an error, the assembler uses the current value of the location counter.

In the examples in this book, we. Mister T's Mathematical Diversions. My Programs, mostly graphically illustrating mathematical ideas or problems, are written in BBC BASIC for Windows with embedded Assembly Language due to it's straightforward, efficient style.

Listings included here will run if cut-and-pasted into BBC BASIC, files will run stand-alone. Paperback Book.

Paperback Book The Commodore 64 Vic Basic Handbook Douglas Hegert Sybex $ This means that only the really dedicated student of BBC BASIC will have gone one stage further and bought a book such as David Smith's BBC BASIC for Beginners (ISBN 0 8), which contains good material on random access filing to disk.

Since the student needs to consult the classic manuals, the above-mentioned errors will as far as. Somehow I feel I ought to be answering this rather than asking it, but never mind. My 10 year old son is interested in learning how to program computers. Now in my day we just set up the old BBC Micro and wrote stuff like 10 PRINT "BUM" 20 GOTO 10 which provided endless amusement.

I'd like to get him started on something as simple, which can then be developed. SuperBASIC is an advanced variant of the BASIC programming language with many structured programming additions. It was developed at Sinclair Research by Jan Jones during the early s. Originally SuperBASIC was intended for a home computer, code-named SuperSpectrum, then under project was later cancelled; however, SuperBASIC was.

the 5, records of the index, once entered in 'view' (ancient bbc word-processor), on my archimedesunder the bbc emulator, were then spell-checked with word perfect searching and sorting was done by a simple bbc basic program. finally, the resultant k file was transferred to a ms-dos disk by using the acorn pc-emulator.

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All of them can be placed on the Front Panel. Donald Alcock's hand-written book on BASIC was another inspirational one for me in the s. His others, on FORTRAN, BBC BASIC and ANSI C were also hand-written in a style that freely mixes text, diagrams and little drawings of bugs.

Also hand-drawn is my all-time best computer book ever written, by Roger Kaufman of MIT, The FORTRAN Coloring Book. The 'Advanced User Guide for the BBC Microcomputer' has been designed to be an invaluable supplement to the User Guide.

Information already contained in the User Guide is only repeated in this book in sections which contain much new information and where omitting the duplicated details would have left the section incomplete. Endnote Finally thanks are due to the British Broadcasting Corporation.

Thirty years ago they commissioned the building of the BBC Microcomputer to support the BBC Computer Literacy Project. Designed for school children, the manuals for this computer started with over pages devoted to computer programming (from scratch) using BBC BASIC.

This book is 'the outcome of a course given to first-year mathematics students at the University of Birmingham'. Its intention is to show the reader how to use BBC BASIC to maximum advantage in mathematical contexts. The authors have anticipated the likely criticism that BASIC is hardly the most suitable language for the purpose and give their.

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So far the progress made in schools is largely due to the commitment of staff who had expressed an .BBC BASIC programming course including tape with games and utilities, by Honeyfold Software Limited.

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