Acorn User - February 1999

FEATURES
Evolution: Talking Turkey
Interviews with the five main demo coding groups about why they do it
 
Evolution: Writing demos
Paul Wheatley explains the basics of designing and building a decent demo
 
Evolution: The art of demos
Making good demos depends on brilliant innovation and invention
 
Evolution: Competition
 
Java
Entertaining window components
 
Using Ovation Pro
 
Home Highway
 
REGULARS
News
 
Graphics
New Photodesk CD; Vantage on the move; Mustek digital camera support
 
Comms
Acorn ICQ; worldwide e-mail access; sending short messages plus pot-holes
 
Public Domain
Background to Evolution; QTM returns; Digger, you dig; Megumi and more
 
PC Page
Using DirectX with !PCPro3; plus good reasons to switch to a PC
 
Cover disc
Play the vermin extermination game
 
Game show
Tek, BotKiller 2, Skirmish, Hexen, Heretic and Doom+
 
Letters
 
The Regan Files
Paul McKinnon of Atomwide and his scuba gear
 
REVIEWS
 
SiteSeer
Browsing the web can be a money-eating business, is there a better way?
 
EDUCATION
 
Editorial
Education news in the Acorn market
 
Fun of the fair
Sherston's Science Fair
 
HANDS ON
 
Wimp C
How to make the validation strings in icons do the hard work for you
 
Rambles through Acorn Wood
Mike Cook tackles more of your problems
 
*INFO
Mind-blowing stuff from the Double Dave's and pals
 
Run the Risc
Measuring frequencies is hard for modern computers, but PC can do it
 
 

Date : 22nd July 2009

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH5021. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 

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