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by PeterJ
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Website
Topic: Site Updates
Replies: 323
Views: 25721

Re: Site Updates

Another update from Einar Saukas , R-Tape and others. There will be another update available in a few days. Thanks to Dave for the update list. Brand new software: Pixteen Ambush Chaos Cosmito en Imperio Cobra Andy’s Escape tw@tter GLAZX F 'n' Balls b1n4ry! Thanks to the usual suspects for bringing ...
by PeterJ
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Emulators
Topic: ZEsarUX 8.0 stable
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: ZEsarUX 8.0 stable

Great news @chernandezba
by PeterJ
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Programming
Topic: I need to make this
Replies: 35
Views: 721

Re: I need to make this

I agree about the speed issue AndyC , but I was always impressed with the screen$ and attr functions in Spectrum BASIC, especially for beginner game developers. I know the likes of MSX had sprites, but with the chip they used you could only tell there had been a collision, but not with what. I had a...
by PeterJ
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Jonathan Cauldwell (ZX Spectrum Dev) – Interview
Replies: 18
Views: 524

Re: Jonathan Cauldwell (ZX Spectrum Dev) – Interview

Yes, the whole thing is very sad. Hopefully as @Ralf says, we can start to move on, and spread the Spectrum love to a new generation too.

We certainly will be very dubious of crowdfunding in the future.
by PeterJ
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: I need to make this
Replies: 35
Views: 721

Re: I need to make this

Ii think it would have taken me much longer to get a grasp of Spectrum specific assembler, if I had not learnt BASIC first.

I agree with @Ralf
by PeterJ
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Other Retro Stuff
Topic: Alan Turing to appear on new £50 note
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: Alan Turing to appear on new £50 note

That's great news and we'll deserved.

Mrs J arranged a visit to Bletchley Park for my 50th. It was a wonderful day out. Lots to see and do. Well worth a visit.
by PeterJ
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: I need to make this
Replies: 35
Views: 721

Re: I need to make this

What experience have you of Spectrum programming?

https://zxart.ee/eng/authors/d/davos/can-can/
by PeterJ
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Sinclair Miscellaneous
Topic: Jonathan Cauldwell (ZX Spectrum Dev) – Interview
Replies: 18
Views: 524

Re: Jonathan Cauldwell (ZX Spectrum Dev) – Interview

Interesting, but rather old. A lot has happened since 2017.
by PeterJ
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Website
Topic: Predictive Search
Replies: 47
Views: 894

Re: Predictive Search

No worries @ZXDunny

Just glad you are now able to test.
by PeterJ
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Website
Topic: Predictive Search
Replies: 47
Views: 894

Re: Predictive Search

ZXDunny wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:18 am
Doesn't work at all here, Win10, Chrome latest. Deleted cookies, still nothing.
I had to CTRL + F5 then reboot on W10.