Out now! Drag ‘N Drop Volume 6 Issue 1

Announcement from Christopher Dewhurst, 22nd October, 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.

Help us celebrate our 5th birthday in a jam packed Volume 6 issue 1 with lots of icing!

  • News, Beginner’s Tips, Application Updates
  • LCD Backpack – part 2 of programming and using a Hobbytronics Backpack and LCD display with the serial port.
  • The Exif Files – have you wondered about those hidden files within your photos?
  • Writing a simple app – part 3 of our series on writing a desktop calculator.
  • Bitcoin – in part 2 we consider the risks and benefits of the futuristic money.
  • RISC Lua – putting it all together.
  • Mr Frog’s Armcode corner – the rambunctious amphibian helps you write your first assembly program.
  • Reviews – R-Comp’s Delegate comes under the microscope.
  • Thumbnailer – a simple but effective method of making thumbnails of your photos.
  • Files inside out – all you ever wanted to know about files.
  • EasyCSD – small but very useful type-in app to easily set the current directory.
  • C-Side – start of a great new series on programming in C.
  • Weblog – We look at a website for downloading videos from Youtube and another with lots of old RISC OS software you can run on your P without any modification.

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

Each issue of Drag ‘N Drop costs £3.50 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 £4.50 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 or !PDF in Bitmap mode.


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

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