May 202018
 
Introduction
55 BBC Micro Books - compiled by Drag 'n Drop onto one CD ROM

55 BBC Micro Books – compiled by Drag ‘n Drop onto one CD ROM

Christopher Dewhurst, the Drag ‘n Drop Publications editor, has released an excellent compilation of 55 BBC Micro Books, all together on one CD ROM.

For any RISC OS user who wants to have a go at BASIC programming these are an essential buy. Although biased towards the BBC Micro, quite a few of the programs will run on current RISC OS machines, or can be edited to do so quite simply. Some of the subjects covered in the books and programs are: Continue reading »

Jan 132018
 

A round-up of 2017 news that could have been reported on at the time if people had only sent it this way!

With 2017 now behind us, looking back over the RISCOSitory posts for the year might leave people thinking there has been very little activity in the RISC OS world – but in fact it merely means there have been very few posts on the site over the course of the year. This, sadly, is a reflection of the amount of news submitted to RISCOSitory by developers etc, more than anything else, with their news being posted elsewhere.

So, over the last few weeks, I’ve been scouring forums and feeds that have gone unread due to a lack of spare time, and where something has jumped out at me as something I might have reported on, I’ve rounded it up in the snippets post below. Continue reading »

Oct 282016
 

Yup – tomorrow, initially available at the London Show!

Christopher Dewhurst will be bringing along the newest issue of on-off-on-off-under-new-management PDF magazine Drag ‘n Drop to the London Show tomorrow, with it becoming available to purchase online after the event. Costing just £3.50 for a single issue, the magazine includes a wide range of articles, news, and type-in listings – which can also come in type-in form when purchasing via !Store.

There is no news as yet on whether this issue of the magazine features any crazy page numbering fun!

Aug 122016
 

Drag 'N Drop magazine logoOn-off-on-off-under-new-management PDF magazine Drag ‘N Drop has completed its seventh volume with the latest issue, which is now available to buy.

Volume 7 issue 4, also known to its friends as 7i4, is the ‘Summer’ issue, was published last week by editor Christopher Dewhurst, who took over from original editor Paul Stewart back in 2012. According to Chris, this issue has arrived a touch later than usual due to it being the holiday season. In other words, he’s been off on his jollies. Continue reading »

Apr 232016
 

These are not the page numbers you are looking for!

Drag 'N Drop magazine logoThe latest edition of on-off-on-off-under-new-management PDF magazine Drag ‘N Drop is now available to buy, either from its website or via !Store. This issue – number three of its seventh volume – is 36 pages long excluding the front cover1, and as usual includes a mix of regular features and one off articles.

Continue reading »

Aug 312015
 

News nuggets for you to chew on.

The last few months have been very busy with stuff unrelated to RISC OS, so unposted news – particularly smaller items – has built up again. It’s time, therefore, for a snippets post to round up these smaller items. Continue reading »