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RISC OS

Celebrating 50 years of BASIC

On May 1, 1964, Professor John Kemeny ran the first BASIC program from a timesharing terminal at Dartmouth College, and ushered in a new era in accessible programming. Growing up in the 1970s and 1980s, BASIC tended to be the first language that children of my generation came across; despite well-known claims to the contrary,... Continue reading

Techradar compares five Raspberry Pi operating systems

There’s a really fantastic piece in TechradarĀ and Linux Format, going into considerable depth to compare, contrast and review five Raspberry Pi operating systems. If you’ve been thinking about trying out a new distro on your Pi, it’s a great place to start. (And well done, Raspbian!)... Continue reading

RISC OS South West show and Raspberry Jam – tomorrow

If you’re in the South West of England and you’re at a loose end tomorrow, why not drop in on the RISC OS South West show? There’s a Raspberry Jam going on at the same time, lots of Pi stuff for sale (the RISC OS shows are a brilliant place to pick up peripherals for... Continue reading

RISC OS for Raspberry Pi

We’re very pleased to announce the immediate availability of RISC OS for the Raspberry Pi. First released in 1987, its origins can be traced back to the original team that developed the ARM microprocessor. RISC OS is owned by Castle Technology Ltd, and maintained by RISC OS Open Ltd. This version is made available free... Continue reading