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Boots Guide to the ZX Spectrum

A Fast, No-Nonsense Guide to 

Today, everyone needs hands-on experience of computers. The Spectrum now brings personal computing within the reach of everybody, but learning quickly how to get the best from your machine can be difficult. This book makes it easy. It shows you, the beginner, how to make a good start, avoiding all the unnecessary theory but providing so many useful and varied program illustrations so that all the family can enjoy exploring the facilities of this remarkable Micro.

This book also shows you how to design and write your own programs from scratch. Finally it sets out an original game for you to enjoy and a practical database program to help you organise your home and business life.

Soon you will be talking to your computer like a family friend and wondering how you managed before!

ISBN : 0246122234

Publisher : Boots

Author : Ian Sinclair

Format : Paperback

-Ian Sinclair-




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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH48333. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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