Archives of Genesis8 Amstrad Page from 1999 to 2020 about programmation
The bug was found by Velus on CPCRulez. In a basic program, type the following ligne : 10 rem |era,"toto.txt" (on a french 464 the | is replace by ù). Next RUN the program or edit the ligne (EDIT 10) and validate with return. Last look at the progam with the LIST command, the character after the | (or ù) has been removed.
A new version of the ANSI-C compiler SDCC v3.8.0 is available since the 30th January 2020 for windows, linux and MacOS.
A new game comes with this new version : Blaster Pilot, an arcade game inspired in part by Time Pilot (Konami).
One thing about this version is the game Happy Monty (11th at CPCRetroDev 2019), you should read this article about how the game is done (spanish).
A new version of the ANSI-C compiler SDCC v3.8.0 is available since the 15th April 2019 for windows, linux and MacOS.
I did put online the Walnut Creek CPM CD-ROM online on the site, see the pictures below for more informations.
Vasm v1.8g is a compilator for several platforms :
- AmigaOS 68020
- Atari MiNT 68020
- Atari TOS 68000
And of course, it can compile Z80 assembler, but it's not the only processor it can manage.
- Run on minimal and improvised machines
- Interface through improvised means (serial, keyboard, display)
- Edit text files
- Compile assembler source files for a wide range of MCUs and CPUs
- Read and write from a wide range of storage devices
- Replicate itself
Additionally, the goal of this project is to be as self-contained as possible. With a copy of this project, a capable and creative person should be able to manage to build and install Collapse OS without external resources (i.e. internet) on a machine of her design, built from scavenged parts with low-tech tools.
His author has been contacted, he seems interesting in porting it on Amstrad CPC. It already works on RC2014 and the Sega Mega Drive.
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