Tag Archives: 6502

CISC, RISC e Microcode: da dove nacque tutto

I chip con set di istruzione complesso sono chiamati “CICS”, mentre quelli con un set “ridotto” sono chiamati RISC. Storicamente i CICS hanno invaso il mercato prima, in modo un po’ controintuitivo. Tipicamente l’8086 e’ considerato un sistema CICS, e … Continue reading
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My Composition Notebooks

Do you STILL love taking notes by hand? I have created different types of composition notebook, even retro-style one, inspired by MOS6502, with Sprite Editor sheets, and some nice goodies. Give them a try: for alimited time, all the notebook will … 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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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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Commodore Retro Magic Dream: Pyc64 supports I/O on real emulation

I am happy to announce pyc64 now supports save and load programs on top of real emulation. Irmen point me to the right code to look, and I implemented the fix in the weekend; happy hacking!   Commodore-64 simulator in … Continue reading
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About 6502 emulator

I’d like to point you to this blog article about “cycle stepped” 6502 emulator. It is well described and can be a neat read for xmas vacation. Also author’s main project is all about A toolbox of 8-bit chip-emulators, helper … Continue reading
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8 Bit computers: from 1977 to 1985

The first draft of my book is here! Take a look to http://8bit.gioorgi.com/
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