Programming

AMCOG Development Kit updated

Hot on the heels of a new release of Cyborg, which was written using the AMCOG Development Kit, AMCOG Games has released an updated version of the Kit itself, with version 1.03 having been made available yesterday. The aim of the package is to make it simpler for people to get into writing games for […]

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Expose your desktop for some BASIC tools

But cover up any private bits! In yet another BASIC-based initiative on the part of David Feugey’s RISC OS FR, a tailored edition of the latest Desktop Development Environment from RISC OS Open Ltd is on offer to people who want to get into BASIC programming, for the grand price tag of zero pounds, zero […]

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Wimp Programming Suite for RISC OS released

Announcement from Andrew Rawnsley, 23rd April, 2015. We are pleased to announce another new !Store digital release – the Wimp Programming Suite, for just £9.99. Designed as a useful suite of software and documentation for desktop programmers of novice to fairly advanced level, the Suite is available now.

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TBX C++ library 0.7.3 alpha released

TBX is a library from Alan Buckley, designed to help with the development of Toolbox-based applications for RISC OS using C++. The library comes with a user guide and reference documentation, and as well as the library itself, there are additional downloads available featuring examples of the library in use, including a program to help […]

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Programming contest on RISC OS FR

Start singing programming for your supper Pi David Feugey, who hosts and serves up the French language website RISCOS.fr using a Raspberry Pi, has announced the site’s first programming contest – to write something in BBC BASIC, the programming language that is included in the ROM image of all versions of RISC OS, as well […]

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RiscLua 5.70 revisited

More than a mouthful snippet! The September 22nd Snippets post included mention of an update to programming language RiscLua, bringing it up to version 5.70, which current developer Gavin Wraith announced in August. Gavin has since been in touch with a follow-up to his original announcement,

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Charm v2.6.4 available

A Charm a day month (and sometimes more) helps you code, rest and, er, code some more. Peter Nowosad, of Qubit Consultancy Limited, has been steadily releasing new versions of his Charm programming language, which has now reached v2.6.4. The last release of Charm noted on RISCOSitory was version 2.5.6, which appeared in June of […]

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AMOS BASIC comes to RISC OS

It’s BASIC, Jim, but not as we know it. Chris Gransden, who has ported a number of emulators and games to RISC OS, has been busy again. In December, he released a test version of XAMOS [direct download], ported to RISC OS after it was suggested on the RISC OS Open forums. Originally published by […]

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OSLib 7.00 released

OSLib! OSLib! OSLib! Oi! Oi! Oi! The release of OSLib 7.00 was announced in December by John Tytgat, who said: On behalf of the entire OSLib development team, I’m happy to announce the immediate availability of OSLib 7.00, an Open Source API for RISC OS development.

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New development tool for C programmers

DrWimpC is in the house Peter Miller has released a new development tool for C programmers using RISC OS 4 or higher. The software, explains Peter, is intended as “an application creation and development tool for WIMP applications written using the C programming language” and is the result of some discussions Peter had with the […]