Yes, I know. This comments system is not relly meant for this. But as it's the first issue, I'm posting it here anyway! I'm sure one or two of you will have some comments to make.
Drag 'n Drop (the new PDF magazine for RISC OS and Acorn 8-bit micros) issue 1, October 2009, is now online and available for download ([link]).
Issue 1 features: -
8-bit articles - Robert Sprowson explains how to repair your BBC Micro PSU
First of a 2 part article about Retro Software
Dave Stratford writes about different sorting techniques (2 articles in this issue, both have previously appeared in RISC OS NOW, Dave will continue his series with new and unpublished articles in the next issue)
John Ward writes about his desktop for Desktop Heroes
Acorn World, the pictures
Mike Carter begins his regular series on Draw
Visit [link] to download your sample copy. The full copy is only £2.30 and can be purchased on-line. Note: You must use Firefox on RISC OS to complete your purchase. All other RISC OS browsers appear to fall-over at PayPal!
When you have completed your purchase, you have the option of downloading it straight away, or alternatively you can use the link provided in the confirmation email. This link is usable from any browser.
Be happy to hear your comments.
Drag 'n Drop
Techie docs for mystery Acorn CAD workstation surface Documentation for Acorn's 1988 prototype 'high end' technical publishing workstation have been scanned and published online by collector-of-old-kit Chris Why. The A680 was an advanced Archimedes-series machine that ran Acorn's Unix attempt, RISC iX. It was initially powered by a 25MHz ARM2 and had a 67MB hard disc with up to 8MB of RAM and a monochrome display. 5 comments, latest by davidb on 12/12/08 8:16PM. Published: 10 Dec 2008