Following on from Miniscope, I need a development environment for OS X. However, easier said than done…
This article was inspired by my question on Retrocomputing, on Stack Exchange, Largest memory peripheral for Sinclair ZX81? and turned into a list of links to vintage computing magazines.
BTW< I’m sure that there was a bigger than 64k memory pack available.
Many moons ago, before I knew anything about Arduino, I bought a “minimum ATmega kit” from eBay, pretty much like this, DIY ATMEGA8 Minimum System Board ATmega48 ATMEGA88 Minimum System Board AVR Kit. It arrived, I built it, I put in in a box and forgot all about it until today, when I came across it.
But once you’ve made it how can you use it and what are the buttons for?
This question, How were the first ZX Spectrum games written?, got me thinking about how I used to code the ZXSpectrum, which was using assembler, via a BASIC program (not app) called EZ-code, which came from the excellent book by William Tang, Spectrum Machine Language For The Absolute Beginner. Then I found this question Where can I get the errata sheet for Spectrum Machine Language for the Absolute Beginner?
On June 3, whilst uploading some new code, I saw the banner on GitHub stating that MicroSoft had just completed a takeover agreement, and I promptly looked for an alternative.
I needed a way to play random clips of random movies in a VLC playlist, in a random order (of a random length?)