Snippets – 1st January, 2021

A final round up of 2020 news that hasn’t found its way to RISCOSitory before I was aiming to get this final round up of news posted on the last day of 2020, but as ever other things got in the way, so what was intended as the last post of 2020 has become the first post of 2021. Still, never mind, better late than never – which should probably be the official motto here in the RISCOSitory bunker!

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Review: 55 BBC Micro Books on CD ROM

Introduction 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:

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Snippets – 13th January, 2018

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…

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News nybble: Drag ‘n Drop volume 8 issue 1 out… guess when?

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!

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New from Drag ‘n Drop: The Book of Draw Stuff

Hot off the press at Wakefield! Christopher Dewhurst, who took over publishing on-off-on-off-under-new-management PDF magazine Drag ‘n Drop from its original editor and publisher, Paul Stewart (hence the ‘under-new-management’ bit), is set to release a new book at the 2015 Wakefield Show on 25th April under the ‘Drag N Drop Publications’ moniker.

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