Category Archives: Retro Computing

RTM/Z80

RTM/Z80 is a multitasking kernel, built for Z80 based computers, written in Z80 assembly language, providing its users with an Application Programming Interface (API) accessible from programs written in the C language and the Z80 assembly language. It is intended … Continue reading
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8 Bit computers: 2022 Edition!

Due to COVID19 pandemic, I and my family was forced in our home. So I revamped my 8bit computer book, with a new look and a nice search engine.
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Commodore 16: the misundestood

Nel 1984, dopo il successo del C/64, la Commodore lanciò sul mercato il Plus4 ed il Commdore16, due macchine quasi identiche che si differenziavano per il quantitativo di RAM a bordo e per la dotazione del software in ROM. Il … Continue reading
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C/64 Ads from 80s still have some to say on 2021?….

The Commodore 64 is a fascinating machine. It is the single best selling computer model in human history. The fact that the C64 still holds that title in 2021 — close to three decades after being discontinued — is nothing short of … Continue reading
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Nice Vic20 Articles

VIC20 Roooocks! Some nice article I found on this site, and done by Lawrence Woodman, a very smart guy in our humble opinion… 40-Columns on Vic20 Adding Basic STUBS to Machine Language Code SUBLEQ on VIC20
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Turbo Rascal rulez!

Turbo Rascal is a development environment for the Commodore computers but also for others like NES and so on. It is a bit different from other IDE because it is based on a Pascal-like language. It is not easy to … Continue reading
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HP 42s the BEST calculator and its FAST MODE

The HP 42S accompanied me throughout my university career, secretly designed for me some function graphs and with its 7KB alphanumeric also managed to make me keep some secret notes. I bought it on December 5, 1992, paying it 229,000 … Continue reading
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