Go to advanced search

by panzerboy
Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: BASIC - more harmful than useful?
Replies: 899
Views: 159426

Re: BASIC - more harmful than useful?

... Many companies continue to use the Pick Multi-valued database for its speed and flexibility. Part of that flexibility is the ease of development BASIC affords. Personally, I use an open version of Multi-valued database called OpenQM. I hope I will be able to run on the R-Pi. It is maintained by...
by panzerboy
Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:27 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: composite resolution too low to be of use for programming?
Replies: 62
Views: 23301

Re: composite resolution too low to be of use for programming?

<t>There are two main reasons why resolutions on old 8 bit micros were so low.<br/> <br/> Most important was memory. Look at the tricks the Spectrum pulled to get 'hires' colour graphics 256x192 single bit with an overlayed 32x24 16 colours. This took up a little over 6k a significant chunk from an ...

Go to advanced search