Out now – Drag ‘n Drop 5i3

Announcement from Drag ‘n Drop, 17th April, 2014.

Drag ‘n Drop is a quarterly magazine in PDF, mainly for users of RISC OS on the Raspberry Pi but content will be of interest to all RISC OS 5 users.

Volume 5 issue 3 is jam packed as usual:

  • News, Beginner’s Tips, Application Updates
  • Inside Drag ‘n Drop – how your magazine is published!
  • GPIO for beginners – how to control a 7 segment LED display.
  • SPI – using the Serial Peripheral Interface on the Raspberry Pi.
  • Wallace Goes Walking – arcade game: full sprites and listing.
  • Writing your own App – we continue writing our calculator application.
  • Anatomy of a Drawfile – generating circular patterns and curved boxes with ease.
  • Scrolling starfield – simple program, amazing display.
  • RISC OS fonts – learn how outline fonts work and use them in your own programs.
  • Doing more with text – start of a great tutorial series on using Risc Lua to manipulate text.
  • Bitcoin – what is it and how is it relevant to RISC OS users?
  • User Voices II – your Raspberry Pi has been silent for so long, now liven it up with sound effects.
  • Mountain Panic review.

Articles are written in an informal style, designed to encourage new or returning users and programmers.

Each issue of Drag ‘n Drop costs £3.00 on a pay-as-you go basis when purchased through the Drag ‘n Drop website. You can “try before you buy”: free samples are available for download. You can also purchase it from !Store at a higher price of £4.00, but including the “type in” listings in a ready-to-run format.

If using Netsurf and Paypal to purchase Drag ‘n Drop, please remember to disable Javascript1 . We also recommend viewing Drag ‘n Drop in Ghostscript rather than !PDF.


  1. Click menu on Netsurf’s Iconbar icon > Choices > Content > Disable JavaScript

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