Computing Books written by Derrick Daines

The following is a list of Computing Books written by Derrick Daines 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 3 Computing Books written by Derrick Daines in our collection :
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26 BASIC Programs for your Micro Date: 1982 26 BASIC Programs for your Micro

Here is a collection of 26 new and varied games programs, ranging from spelling tests to submarine-hunting. They are graded from the most elementary, usable on the simplest home computer, to longer and more complex programs suitable for more advanced machines.

Publisher: Newnes Microcomputer Books
Author: Derrick Daines
Platform: Microcomputers

BBC Micro Programs in BASIC Date: February 1984 BBC Micro Programs in BASIC

Newnes Microcomputer Books Series

Here is a collection of 27 games programs which utilise the excellent graphics and colour facilities of the BBC Micro. The games will run on the Model B or Model A with upgrade.

Starting with a one-line reaction-timer program, Derrick Daines presents an absorbing variety of programs that enable you to generate complex and colourful patterns, run horse races, play word games, shoot torpedoes... and even take on the role of Moses leading his people to the Promised Land! Each program is introduced with details of how it works, how to play it, the effects produced, and a list of variables used.

Publisher: Butterworth & Co Publishers
Author: Derrick Daines
Platform: BBC Micro

Computers Date: 1983 Computers

This is part of the Whizz Kids book series. It tells you all you need to know to have fun with a microcomputer, from inventing your own games to controlling a train set. Other fascinating sections explain about colour graphics, writing programs, controlling robots, and much, much more.

Publisher: MacDonald
Author: Derrick Daines
Platform: Computing

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