Computing Books written by Ian Sinclair

The following is a list of Computing Books written by Ian Sinclair in the Centre for Computing History collection. It is not an exhaustive list of and other books may have been published. If you have a book that you would like to donate to our collection, please view our donations page.

There are 16 Computing Books written by Ian Sinclair in our collection :
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Advanced Amstrad CPC6128 Computing Date: 28th March Advanced Amstrad CPC6128 Computing

Including CP/M, Printers and Business Applications


The Amstrad CPC6128 is equipped with ample memory, a built-in disc drive, and the latest version of the well-established CP/M operating system, all at a very competitive price. The serious user, particularly the business user, needs to know how to master the disc system and to make use of this machine with the many excellent printers that can be used with it.

The principles of CP/M, and how to use the available facilities are set out, including how to connect a second disc drive and make effective use of it.

The more advanced programmer will find details of the more advanced methods of BASIC and AMSDOS, covering such items as opening and closing disc files, file maintenance, creating, searching, sorting, amending and deleting files and making use of the additional memory for filing. An outline database program in BASIC is listed, allowing you to make your own personal database system. The graphics capabilities of the CPC6128 are covered in detail, including the CPC6128's new graphics commands, and using the additional memory for graphics. Useful information, which is difficult to find elsewhere, is provided on the sound system, such as setting up hardware envelopes and software relative envelopes.

Publisher: Collins
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform:

Amstrad Computing with the CPC464 Date: 1984 Amstrad Computing with the CPC464

From back cover:
...Just as you would find it difficult to learn a foreign language from a dictionary, you will probably find it difficult to learn to master your Amstrad CPC464 from the manual alone. This book takes you step by step, in detail, through the commands.

Publisher: Granada
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Amstrad CPC464

Boots Guide to the ZX Spectrum Date: 1st January Boots Guide to the ZX Spectrum

A Fast, No-Nonsense Guide to 

The ZX Spectrum

Today, everyone needs hands-on experience of computers. The Spectrum now brings personal computing within the reach of everybody, but learning quickly how to get the best from your machine can be difficult. This book makes it easy. It shows you, the beginner, how to make a good start, avoiding all the unnecessary theory but providing so many useful and varied program illustrations so that all the family can enjoy exploring the facilities of this remarkable Micro.

This book also shows you how to design and write your own programs from scratch. Finally it sets out an original game for you to enjoy and a practical database program to help you organise your home and business life.

Soon you will be talking to your computer like a family friend and wondering how you managed before!

Publisher: Boots
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform:

Electron Machine Code For Beginners Date: Unknown Electron Machine Code For Beginners

A book created to assist beginners in using machine code on the electron. Contains information such as the definitions of ROM, RAM, Bytes and bits to register actions. Contains multiple diagrams and flow charts. Has dust cover.

ISBN: 0-246-12152-1

Publisher: Granada Publishing Ltd
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Electron

Guide to the Atari 600XL Date: 1984 Guide to the Atari 600XL

Boots guide.

"This book makes it easy for you to get the best out of your machine. It shows you how to get rapid results, avoiding all the unnecessary theory, but providing lots of illustrative and varied program examples to make learning a pleasure."

Publisher: Boots
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Atari 600XL

Introducing Dragon Machine Code Date: 1st January Introducing Dragon Machine Code

Dragon Machine Code book
 
ISBN : 0 246 12324 9

Publisher: Granada
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Dragon 32

Introducing the BBC Micro Date: 1983 Introducing the BBC Micro

Publisher: Granada, London
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: BBC Micro

Locoscript 2 on the Amstrad PCW amended Date: 1988 Locoscript 2 on the Amstrad PCW amended

First published 1987, this amended edition 1988 - includes Locomail and Locospell.

"This book enables beginners to learn professional word processing techniques really quickly without having to wade through long manuals."

Publisher: BSP Professional Books
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Amstrad PCW

Lynx Computing Date: 1983 Lynx Computing

The Lynx has attracted widespread interest because of its remarkable value for money and easy expandability.

Publisher: Granada Publishing
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform:

Mastering The Colour Genie Date: 1983 Mastering The Colour Genie

Author:  Ian Sinclair
Format:  Softback
148 pages
Publish Date:  1983
Publisher:  Granada
ISBN: 0246121904

Publisher: Granada
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Colour Genie

The Amstrad CPC464 Disc System Date: 1985 The Amstrad CPC464 Disc System


Publisher: Collins
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Amstrad CPC464

The Dragon 32 and How to Make the Most of It Date: 1983 The Dragon 32 and How to Make the Most of It


The Dragon 32 and How to Make the Most of It
by Ian Robertson Sinclair
ISBN 0246121149 / 9780246121141 / 0-246-12114-9
Publisher    Granada Publishing, Limited
Language English
Edition    Softcover
1983

Publisher: Granada
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Dragon 32

The Dragon 32 How to use and Programme Date: 1983 The Dragon 32 How to use and Programme

The Dragon 32 How to use and Programme
ISBN 0586061037
by Ian Sinclair
Published by Panther - Grenada Publishing
1983

Publisher: Grenada
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Dragon 32

The ORIC-1 And How to Get the Most from It Date: 1983 The ORIC-1 And How to Get the Most from It

by Ian R. Sinclair
ISBN 0246121300 / 9780246121301 / 0-246-12130-0
Publisher    Granada Publishing, Limited 1983
Language English
Edition    Soft-cover 136 pages

Kindly donated by Thomas Lescoffit

Publisher: Granada
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Oric

The ZX Spectrum and how to get the most from it Date: 1982 The ZX Spectrum and how to get the most from it


Publisher: Granda Publishing
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Using MS-DOS on the Amstrad PC Date: 1987 Using MS-DOS on the Amstrad PC

ISBN 0-434-91842-3

Publisher: Heinemann New Tech
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform:

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