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Computing Books published by Century Communications

The following is a list of Computing Books published by Century Communications 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 15 Computing Books published by Century Communications in our collection :
Order By : Title - Release Date - Publisher
BBC Micro - Micro Guide Date: 1984 BBC Micro - Micro Guide

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Peter Morse, Brian Hancock
Platform: BBC Micro

Drawing your own BBC Programs Date: 1984 Drawing your own BBC Programs

 

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Jonathan Greig, Hormoz Tabar-Heydar
Platform: BBC Micro

Maths Tutor for the BBC / Electron Date: 1985 Maths Tutor for the BBC / Electron

 For the Acorn BBC Micro and the Acorn Electron.

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Robert Carter
Platform: BBC Micro

Microguide for the Electron Date: 1984 Microguide for the Electron

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Professor Peter Morse, Brian Hancock
Platform: Acorn Electron

MSX - An Introduction Date: 1984 MSX - An Introduction

This book takes you from the simplest concepts of MSX BASIC to the complex techniques of using its stunning graphics and music capabilities; the msx marco languages. With drawing and painting programs, sprites, tunes to play, easy reference guides to key words and many useful hints and tips, this book is perfect for both beginners and advanced programmers wishing to find out more about the revolutionary msx.

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Jonathan Pearce and Graham Bland
Platform:

Software for the Atari XL Date: 1984 Software for the Atari XL

Personal Computer World publication

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Personal Computer World
Platform: Atari

Software for the Electron Date: 1984 Software for the Electron

For the past five years, personal computer world has led the market in microcomputer magazines and has developed a reputation for publishing the very best software for all the most popular micros. Now the cream of these programs has been gathered together in a single volume, enhanced and converted for the electron.

Along with the forgotten gems from the archives available for the first time the electron, this is the best of PCW series also contains the finest programs written especially for this popular micro, plus a wealth of hints, tips and utilities which will prove essential reading for all serious programmers.

Publisher: Century Communications

Platform: Acorn Electron

The Atari 130 XE Handbook Date: 1986 The Atari 130 XE Handbook

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Peter Lupton & Fraser Robinson
Platform: Atari XE

The Atari XL Graphics Handbook Date: 1984 The Atari XL Graphics Handbook

"The handbook for the Atari owner who wants to exploit the graphics capabilities of his micro. It is suitable for the exciting new XL range as well as the well-established Atari 400 and 800."

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Richard Hawes
Platform: Atari

The Century Computer Programming Course for the BBC Micro Date: 1984 The Century Computer Programming Course for the BBC Micro

The Century Computer Programming Course provides the BBC Micro with a manual worthy of the machine. Designed to provide the BBC Micro owner with a full course in BBC BASIC, it included nearly 200 programs, plus subroutines, and hundreds of hints and tips on getting the most from your micro and its peripherals.

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Professor Peter Morse and Brian Hancock
Platform: BBC Micro

The Family Computer Book -  What you can do with your Micro Date: 1985 The Family Computer Book - What you can do with your Micro

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Richard Graves / Andrew Thompson
Platform:

The Hacker's Handbook Date: 1985 The Hacker's Handbook

An early example of a book promoting hacking and hacking culture.  From the blurb:

'The ever-decreasing costs of microcomputers and communuications equipment means that the apstime of 'hacking' is becoming easier and cheaper.  Inspired by the film Wargames thousands of people all over the world are plugging their compters into the phone system and dialling remote computers, not to cause World War III but for fun and interest.  This book takes you from the first steps...through to dialling publicly listed computers.'

 

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Hugo Cornwall
Platform:

The Micro Enquirer - Spectrum Date: 1984 The Micro Enquirer - Spectrum

Christopher Bidmead & Benjamin Woodley
Softback 183 pages
Published by Century Communications 1984

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Christopher Bidmead & Benjamin Woodley
Platform: Sinclair ZX Spectrum

The Micro Enquirer Atari XL Date: 1984 The Micro Enquirer Atari XL

"This book will answer all your questions about your Atari XL and the world of computers".

Adapted from articles in the magazine "Computer Answers".

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Christopher Bidmead and Benjamin Woolley
Platform: Atari

The Micronet Handbook Date: 1984 The Micronet Handbook

Micronet, Prestel and Teletext, a user guide.
This practical handbook is about the services you can use with your micro now and includes:
Phone based Viewdata services (eg Prestel and Micronet 800)
Broadcast Teletext services (eg Ceefax and Oracle)
Free telesoftware

Publisher: Century Communications
Author: Barbara Hickford
Platform: None

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