Computing Books published by Century CommunicationsThe 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 14 Computing Books published by Century Communications in our collection :
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For the Acorn BBC Micro and the Acorn Electron.
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.
Personal Computer World publication
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 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."
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.
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.'