Acorn Electron BooksThe 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
A book of 21 Games for 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."
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.
Programming in Electron BASIC taken one step at a time.
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.
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.
How to write your own programs
"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."
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.'
Author: Tim Markes
This book tell you how to master the electron and shows you structured programming.
The BASIC Listings for the Acorn Electron and Sinclair Spectrum Computers.
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.'
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
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.
"Terrific games routines - and how to make them even better!"