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by Wayne W
Mon Aug 06, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Why not program on x86 desktop?
Replies: 60
Views: 14209

Re: Why not program on x86 desktop?

We need to teach the importance of making things work better. Desktop OS's for example boot so slow and are big and complected, My hobby OS will run on a 486 PC, it boots fast it includes the normal things, like cli, gui, full tcp/ip I have run your OS in Virtualbox. I also tried the "MikeOS" booti...
by Wayne W
Sun Aug 05, 2012 12:34 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Why not program on x86 desktop?
Replies: 60
Views: 14209

Re: Why not program on x86 desktop?

The difference was we used languages like basic, mixed with asm on bare metal machines. The only way to fix it, is go back to its roots. Once they have lean't to program, HLL are fine, the low stuff is still in there blood. Now you may not be in this group of people, but thats what the R-PI is for....
by Wayne W
Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:54 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Best first language choice
Replies: 140
Views: 36605

Re: Best first language choice

I do believe when debating this subject we must try put ourselves in the shoes of a totally inexperienced student. Also consider what age they may be, and their ability to understand and apply logic. My opinion for what it's worth is the very young could learn and be entertained in that process with...
by Wayne W
Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: bacon.bash
Replies: 1
Views: 1438

Re: bacon.bash

Screenshot of clock.bac running on my Raspberry pi

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by Wayne W
Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:59 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: bacon.bash
Replies: 1
Views: 1438

bacon.bash

Hi all. In the search for something more nostalgic for me, I was trying to find a BASIC I could use on the RPI to run in or create native code. I stumbled accross bacon.bash http://www.basic-converter.org/ Works a treat for compiling BASIC through intermediate c code into gcc. I've successfully comp...

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