Computing Books written by Jeremy RustonThe following is a list of Computing Books written by Jeremy Ruston 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 5 Computing Books written by Jeremy Ruston in our collection :
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Yes, it's true. Instant machine code from a good subset of BBC BASIC. Type your BASIC program into your model B BBC Micro, trigger the compiler, and your program is changed almost instantaneously into superfast machine code.
For £34.95 you get: Cassette version of the complete compiler (along with a version of the compiler for use with discs, ready for when you upgrade, the disc version being dubbed on the cassette after the cassette version); complete compile listing; extensive documentation and instructions. The compiler was written by Jeremy Ruston.
The book is a complete tutorial on advanced programming for the BBC Micro.
Major topics covered include;
Assembly language programming;
Computer arithmetic, including full details of floating point algorithms;
How to increase the vertical screen resolution to 512 pixels with no hardware modifications;
An intelligent desassembler that can work out the areas of a program that are data.