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Retro Books: BBC Micro, Amiga, C64, Vic20, Atmos & Oric-1

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Classic: Free PDF Download

Published in 1984, at 134 pages this was a relatively thin tome but that hid the huge amount of work and effort that went into it. Some of the the projects were quite exciting for the time it was written – an X-Y Plotter was by far my favourite.
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Sideways Master

Sideways RAM was central to the philosophy of Acorn’s BBC Master series of computers. This book allows you to exploit the feature to the full. The book contains tried and tested software for you to use straight away or adapt to your needs.
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Wordprocessor Insight

A comprehesive tutorial and reference guide to the VIEW wordprocessor and its suite of programs, including ViewSpell and VIewIndex. Covering all aspects of wordprocessing docum,ent presentation. Hits and tips throughout. Published April 1987.

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Sideways ROMs and RAMs

The use of ROM-based software is a feature that is almost unique to the BBC Micro. This highly practical book covers full all aspects of using, designing and choosing ROM-based software and the ancillaries it involves.
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Advanced Topics Simplified

A clear and comprehsive intro to compilers and interpreters with an empasis of practical application. Uisng examples of common languges it provides a perfect foundation, with example code, showing how the reader the foundation to write their own!

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A New Type of Wordprocessor

One of the most popular wordprocessors for the BBC Micro which includes a versatile programming language in Wordwise Plus. A hands-on approach to both packages with many practical applications provides a throigh grounding to this software.

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Second Processor Trendsetter

The Z80 Second Processor was a plug-in peripheral that gave the 6502-based omputer a second-processor based system. This allowed processor specific software to be run on it. One of those was CP/M and this book documented how to use it.

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Expert Assembler

A comprehensive collection of machine code routines and utilitues ready to use, for the budding BBC Micro programmer. Each program is fully documented with example uses illustrating how the code can be adapted. Programs were also provided in barcode format.

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The First Of Many

Paperback: 202 pages
Shiva Publishing (Feb 1984)

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Building On the First

Paperback:162 pages
Shiva Publishing (Nov 1984)

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Inside Out

Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Collins (October, 1985)      

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Elevtron(ic) Machine Code

Paperback: 202 pages
Shiva Publishing (Feb 1984)

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Amiga Workbench

Paperback: 416 pages
Bruce Smith Books (Oct 1995)

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AmigaDOS Revealed

Paperback: 416 page
Bruce Smith Books (Oct 1995)

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The A-Z of Amiga Workbench

Paperback: 256 pages
Bruce Smith Books (May 1994)

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Amiga A1200 Insider

Paperback: 256 pages
Bruce Smith Books (Feb 1993)

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Amiga A600 Insider

Paperback: 256 pages
Bruce Smith Books (Jan 1993)

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Workbench 2 Masterclass

Paperback: 320 pages
Bruce Smith Books (Sep 1992)

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AmigaDOS 3 Materclass

Paperback: 384 pages
Bruce Smith Books (Sep 1994)

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C64 Machine Code

Paperback: 193 pages
Shiva Publishing (May 1984)

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C64 Additional

Paperback: 152 pages
Shiva Publishing (May 1984)

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Vioc20 Machine Code

Paperback: 168 pages
Shiva Publishing (Nov 1984)

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Atmos Machine Code

Paperback: 132 pages
Shiva Publishing (Nov 1984)

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DTP Revealed

Paperback: 352 pages
Briuce Smith Books (March 1991) 

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Working In Mini Office

Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Dabs Press (Oct 1988)       

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PC Use First-Time Out

This Insider Guide provides a day-to-day understanding of using a PC. 

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