Publications

Drag ‘n Drop drops onto your doormats

Well, it does if the hard drive you download it onto is named ‘doormat’. Just ahead of the 2012 Wakefield Show, which takes place on Saturday, 28th April, Paul Stewart has published the latest issue of his PDF-based RISC OS magazine, Drag ‘n Drop. Features in this bumper 53 page issue include an in-depth, personal […]

Publications

Free books and a magazine to download

David Bradforth of Alligata Media has made two books available as free downloads via his Alligata site on MagCloud. BASIC V for the Acorn Archimedes was written by Mike Williams and originally published by Dabs Press in 1989, and was acquired by Alligata Media in 2005. According to the blurb the “book provides a practical […]

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 24th February 2012

Basalt and the Toolbox Steve Drain, prompted by a discussion in the RISC OS Open Ltd forum about AppBasic, has written a document about the using the Toolbox with Basalt which, he explains, has never been very well described. Basalt (“BASic ALTernative keywords”) is a module that extends BASIC by providing “alternative keywords by extending […]

Publications

Drag ‘n Drop volume bundles

For those who have yet to try Drag ‘n Drop, Paul Stewart’s PDF based RISC OS magazine, back issues of the first two volumes are now available to buy in volume bundles, priced at £9 each for the first two, both consisting of four issues. Features include show reports and previews, an ongoing series about […]

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Snippets – 16th July 2011

Chris Gransden has announced the availability of version 3.02.1.24 of PDF, allowing users to view files in the ever prevalent Portable Document File format from Adobe. Changes in this version include better interaction with Paint and better facilities when saving images. PDF can, of course, be used to view Drag ‘n Drop, a PDF based […]