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Computing Books published by Collins

The following is a list of Computing Books published by Collins 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 11 Computing Books published by Collins in our collection :
Order By : Title - Release Date - Publisher
Advanced Amstrad CPC6128 Computing Date: 28th March 1987 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:

Advanced Commodore 64 Graphics and Sound Date: 1985 Advanced Commodore 64 Graphics and Sound

Publisher: Collins
Author: Nick Hampshire
Platform: Commodore 64

Collins Computing Reference Dictionary Date: 1988 Collins Computing Reference Dictionary

Publisher: Collins
Author: Ian R. Sinclair
Platform:

Collins Gem Basic Facts Computers 1983 Date: 21st February 1983 Collins Gem Basic Facts Computers 1983

Collins Revision Aids
This explains essential terms and concepts.
A-Z arrangement for quick reference
150 clear line drawings and tables
231 page pocket book

 

Publisher: Collins

Platform: computers

Creative Animation and Graphics on the BBC Micro Date: 1985 Creative Animation and Graphics on the BBC Micro

This book describes techniques of animation, sketching and painting, interactive graphics and realistic 3-D graphics including perspective and stereoscopic images - all of which can be achieved entirely from BASIC. Many of the techniques described are normally thought of as advanced but they are introduced in a practical way with plenty of programming examples.

Publisher: Collins
Author: Mike James
Platform: BBC Micro

Filing systems and databases for the Commodore 64 Date: 24th January 1985 Filing systems and databases for the Commodore 64

by A P Stephenson, D J Stephenson
Paperback: 162 pages
Publisher: Collins (January 24, 1985)
ISBN-10: 000383011X
ISBN-13: 978-0003830118

Publisher: Collins

Platform: Commodore 64

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


Publisher: Collins
Author: Ian Sinclair
Platform: Amstrad CPC464

The BBC Micro Advanced Reference Guide Date: 1985 The BBC Micro Advanced Reference Guide

Publisher: Collins
Author: Bruce Smith
Platform: BBC Micro

The BBC Micro ROM Book - Sideways ROMs and RAMs Date: 1985 The BBC Micro ROM Book - Sideways ROMs and RAMs

It shows how the paged ROM system and ROM filing system work, and provides programming examples to help readers produce their own sideways ROMs using EPROMs and sideways Ram.

Publisher: Collins
Author: Bruce Smith
Platform: BBC Micro

The Commodore 64 Kernal and Hardware Revealed Date: 1985 The Commodore 64 Kernal and Hardware Revealed

"A knowledge of the Commodore 64 kernal software and the hardware with which it interacts is essential for programmers wishing to make full use of the machine's capabilities. The kernal software provides the interface between the user, the BASIC interpreter and the electronics - and a thorough knowledge of its functioning gives the programmer a wealth of ideas and methods for interesting programming techniques."

Publisher: Collins
Author: Nick Hampshire, Richard Franklin, Carl Graham
Platform:

The Commodore 64 ROMs revealed Date: 1985 The Commodore 64 ROMs revealed

by Nick Hampshire with Richard Franklin and Carl Graham.
Published 1985 by Collins in London . 
Softcover 
Written in English.
Classifications
Dewey Decimal Class001.64/24
Library of Congress QA76.8.C64
Number of pages 215
ID Numbers
Open Library OL14875438M
ISBN 10 000383087X

Kindly donated by David Braben
(This book is named inside the cover by Ian Bell)

Publisher: Collins
Author: Nick Hampshire
Platform: Commodore 64

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