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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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Semplici animazioni con il Commodore16

La cosa che ho sempre apprezzato dei computer Commodore era la loro immediatezza. Grazie ai caratteri grafici impressi sui tasti, era possibile scrivere piccoli e gradevoli programmi  con poco sforzo. In questo articolo vi mostro come fare delle piccole animazioni … Continue reading
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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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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 4194304 is here: Rasperry Pi 400

Rasperry Pi Trading announced the RasperryPi 400, a whoppy 1.8 Ghz x 4Gb RAM (about 4096Mb or 4.194.304 Kb) Rasperry in a plastic keyboard case. We just read a teardown, and only the lack of a good mechanical keyboard leave … 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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