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Acorn Electron Books

The following is a list of Acorn Electron Books 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 23 Acorn Electron Books in our collection :
Order By : Title - Release Date - Publisher
100 Programs for the Acorn Electron Date: 1984 100 Programs for the Acorn Electron

100 Programs for the Acorn Electron

Publisher: Prentice Hall
Author: John Gordon

21 Games for the Electron Date: 1984 21 Games for the Electron

A book of 21 Games for the Acorn Electron.

Publisher: Granada Publishing
Author: Mike James, S.M. Gee, Kay Ewbank

40 Educational Games For the Electron Date: 1984 40 Educational Games For the Electron


Publisher: Granada Publishing
Author: Vince Apps

AAdvanced Graphics with the Acorn Electron Date: 1984 AAdvanced Graphics with the Acorn Electron

"...Although the authors assume that the reader has some knowledge of BASIC programming and elementary geometry, the inculsion of many worked examples and program listings will enable the complete beginner in graphics to make quick progress in learning how to draw and manipulate 2 and 3 dimensional pictures."

Publisher: Macmillan
Author: I O Angell and B J Jones

Acorn Electron Advanced User Guide Date: 1984 Acorn Electron Advanced User Guide

This guide describes the facilities of the Acorn Electron in the detail required by the serious programmer, and acts as a supplement to the 'Acorn Electron User Guide'.
 
 

Publisher: Acornsoft - Adder Publishing
Author: Mark Holmes & Adrian Dickens

Advanced Programming Techniques for the Electron Date: 1984 Advanced Programming Techniques for the Electron

The emphasis throughout is on applying these techniques in programs of your own. There  are plenty of suggestions for further refinements and developments of the material presented here, and you are sure to come up with ideas of your own.

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company
Author: Jim McGregor and Alan Watt

An Introduction to Programming the Acorn Electron Date: 1984 An Introduction to Programming the Acorn Electron

Programming in Electron BASIC taken one step at a time.

Publisher: Bernard Babani
Author: RA and JW Penfold

Assembly Language Programming on the Electron Date: 1983 Assembly Language Programming on the Electron

Learn to write in assembly language on your Electron and speed up the execution of your programs. This is great for moving graphics and controlling external devices.

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company
Author: John Ferguson and Tony Shaw

Basic Programming on the Acorn Electron Date: 1984 Basic Programming on the Acorn Electron

From back cover:
This book is specifically written for the Electron and shows you how to make the best of it - at home, at school and at work.

Publisher: Prentice Hall
Author: Neil Cryer, Pat Cryer

Discover your Electron Date: 1984 Discover your Electron

How to write your own programs

Publisher: Century Publishing
Author: Philip Williams

Educational Programs for the Electron Date: 1984 Educational Programs for the Electron

"EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR THE ELECTRON contains a selection of programs for the younger user. The subjects covered include history, geography, economics, art, English, mathematics, physics, logic and computer sciences."

(rear cover)

Publisher: Century Communications Ltd
Author: Ian Murray

Electron Magic - Your First Programming Book Date: 1984 Electron Magic - Your First Programming Book

This 1984 book is an introduction to programming on the Acorn Electron aimed explicitly at children

From the 'Note to Parents':

'This book is amed at the young, first-time user or the not-so-young perplexed beginner!  An introduction to the simple programming commands is covered in the first section of the book, while the second section concentrates on some of the graphics commands available on the Electron.'

Publisher: W. Foulsham & Co.
Author: Brian Smalley and John Spence

How BBC Turtles Talk Date: 1988 How BBC Turtles Talk



Author: Liddy Nevile, Carolyn Dowling

I wish I knew... about the BBC Micro and the Acorn Electron Date: 1984 I wish I knew... about the BBC Micro and the Acorn Electron



Author: Tim Markes

Lets Talk BBC Turtle Date: 1988 Lets Talk BBC Turtle



Author: Liddy Nevile, Carolyn Dowling

Mastering the Electron Date: 1984 Mastering the Electron

This book tell you how to master the electron and shows you structured programming.

Publisher: Ellis Horwood Limited
Author: Simon and John Matthews

Me & My Micro Date: Unknown Me & My Micro

The BASIC Listings for the Acorn Electron and Sinclair Spectrum Computers.


Sixty Programs for the Electron Date: 1984 Sixty Programs for the Electron

This book was published in 1984 by Pan Books, in conjuction with the magazine Personal Computer News.  Of the sixty programs listed, most are games, with some utility software also included.  

From the blurb:

'A massive softweare library for the price of a single cassette.  Explosive games, dynamic graphics and invaluable utilities, this specially commissioned collection takes BASIC to the limits and beyond.

Four of the country's best-selling software writers have pooled their talents to bury programming cliches and exploit your micro's potential to the full.

Whether you are a games player or a more serious user, here's the book to make your micro work for you.'

 

Publisher: Pan / Personal Computers News
Author: Robert Erskine, Humphrey Walwyn, Paul Stanley and Michael Bews

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

Take Off With The Electron and BBC Micro Date: 1984 Take Off With The Electron and BBC Micro

there are hints and tips about how to use the programs and how to get the most fun and value from them. You also discover how to get the best from your computer.

Publisher: Granda Publishing
Author: Audrey Bishop and Owen Bishop

The Acorn Electron Date: 1984 The Acorn Electron

Written in simple and practical style. Beginners Guide provide the first stage in learning to use the BBC Micro, the ZX Spectrum, or the Acorn Electron computers. Step-by-step, you are shown how to write simple programs, use number and string variables and produce sound, colour and simple.

Publisher: Kingfisher
Author: Richard and David Graves

The Electron Gamesmaster Date: 1984 The Electron Gamesmaster

"Terrific games routines - and how to make them even better!"

Publisher: Granada
Author: Kay Ewbank, Mike James, S. M. Gee

The Working Electron Date: 1984 The Working Electron

If you own an Electron computer and are looking to put it to more serious use, then this is the book for you.

Publisher: Sunshine Books
Author: John Scriven

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