Acorn User - October 1984

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First Byte
Keyboard capers
Start making music and other noises on your Electron
Fly Killer
Tessie Revivi's asterisk, design and move your own screen characters with deadly accuracy
Hints & Tips
Printing with daisywheel and dot matrix connected at the same time
Outmoded operating systems
A scrolling text window
Off-the-shelf procedures
ENVELOPE statement
6502 second processor
Professional typesetting from word processors
High scoring hit men 
Dear kitty
What's the difference between ROMs and EPROMS?
Chandra Wickramasinghe explains how his micro helped him advance a startling theory of life in space
Chipping in
By programming the Beeb's 8271 floppy disc controller chip you can increase your data-handling power
All sorts
Primary scream
Modules by Microtext
Acornsoft's Microtext authoring system
A word processor that makes full use of all script facilities
Bulletin boards
Toolkit trials
Basic utility ROMs
Elite squad
Elite is Acornsoft's secret new space game
Blagger and Bugblaster from Alligata
Horse race, pool, Corporate Climber and Lemming Syndrome from Dynabyte
Screenplay's Chickaroo
First byte's Star Trader
DACC's Super 7 compendium
Trench by Virgin
one to nine by Acornsoft
A Maze in Space by Opus
Sideways ROM sockets by Viglen
NMC give convenient and cheap expansion on the Beeb
Bearsoft's editor ROM
Watford's Buffer and Backup ROM
Ampersand's Colour Module
Acorn's ABC - the specs, the facts
The Electron Plus 3 with 3in disc drive
Instant program-entry with the MEPs bar-code reader
Software on cable TV
Beeb Forum
NFS update security for data files
testing the RS423
Software Top 20
Acorn Abuser's Diary
Curried eggs and cabbages
Origins of Life
Chandra Wickramasinghe explains how he and Sir Fred Hoyle are using the humble BBC Micro to help them research the origins of life on Earth and back up their theories on microbes coming from space
The National Physical Laboratory developed this language to help people who were new to programming write training and educational software
Acorn's new computers
ABC is the name for the company's new range of business machines

Publication Date : 1st October 1984

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH3983. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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