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by breakintoprogram
Sun Jun 27, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Showcase
Topic: BBC Basic for Next
Replies: 3
Views: 2580

Re: BBC Basic for Next

Hi good afternoon. a good thing this bbc basic for the next. but i find it cumbersome to enter this into the bbc basic program. Cheers! It's a fun project to work on. I would like to write the basic programs in text with the notepad ++. how can I convert it to the bbc-basic? how can i load them int...
by breakintoprogram
Wed Jun 16, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Showcase
Topic: BBC Basic for Next
Replies: 3
Views: 2580

Re: BBC Basic for Next

Bit of an status update on my project: More * commands for the file system added Two new modes added (320x256 40 column layer 2 and 640x256 80 column layer 2) Sound (standard 3 AY channels only at the moment) Bug fixes and performance tweaks Source and nex files available on my GitHub https://github...
by breakintoprogram
Tue May 25, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Z80 Assembly
Topic: Drive Specifier in esxDOS
Replies: 1
Views: 3862

Re: Drive Specifier in esxDOS

Think I've found the solution in another section of the documentation - seems to work:

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; A='*' use the default drive
; A='$' use the system drive (C:, where the NEXTZXOS and BIN dirs are)
; bits 7..3=drive letter (0=A...15=P)
; bits 2..0=ignored (use 1 to ensure A<>0)
by breakintoprogram
Mon May 24, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Z80 Assembly
Topic: ROM routines?
Replies: 3
Views: 1641

Re: ROM routines?

For the 48K ROM, I'd suggest looking out for a copy of The Complete Spectrum ROM Disassembly by Melbourne House. An excellent resource for ROM routine hunters. There is a copy knocking around online in PDF format if you search for it.
by breakintoprogram
Mon May 24, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Z80 Assembly
Topic: Drive Specifier in esxDOS
Replies: 1
Views: 3862

Drive Specifier in esxDOS

Hopefully this'll be a quick one for someone out there. What is the drive specifier in esxDOS? For example: ; *************************************************************************** ; * F_OPENDIR ($a3) * ; *************************************************************************** ; Open directo...
by breakintoprogram
Mon May 24, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Manchester
Replies: 2
Views: 1631

Hi from Manchester

Hi, My name's Dean, but I usually go under the pseudonym 'Break Into Program' on social media and online. I'm a long-time Sinclair fan, and thanks to experience gained on my first computers (ZX81, then Spectrum) got a job in the games industry in Manchester. I still work in software, but it's B2B cl...
by breakintoprogram
Mon May 24, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Showcase
Topic: BBC Basic for Next
Replies: 3
Views: 2580

BBC Basic for Next

I've been using the core BBC Basic interpreter on a Z80-based breadboard computer I've been building, and after a chance conversation on Twitter a couple of weeks ago, wondered what it would take to port it to the Next. It turns out quite a lot; the core interpreter has no graphics or sound support,...