Websites

News bit: Descriptions and more examples on Graphics Programming site

Section 8 of Richard Ashbery’s Simple Graphics Programming in RISC OS BASIC has been updated to include descriptions of many of the graphics shapes users will encounter when using a pair of parametric equations, and some additional example images have been added towards the end.

Websites

News nybble: Parametric equations on graphics programming website

Richard Ashbery has added another section to his website on the subject of simple graphics programming in BBC BASIC V on RISC OS. Section 8 (which sounds ominously like some top secret government black ops outfit until you discover that it…) covers parametric (not paramilitary) equations. Ahem. Anyway… According to Richard, these equations can be […]

Websites

News nybble: Animated graphics examples land on Graphics Programming website

Richard Ashbery has updated his Graphic Programming Website, on which he provides a handy introduction to writing graphical ditties in BBC BASIC. This update inserts a section 6, entitled Animated Patterns, on which there is a zip file to download containing over thirty programs to run, edit, and just enjoy. Referring to the page, Richard […]

Snippets (mixed news)

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 […]

Software

AMCOG releases tool for writing games

For when playing just isn’t enough. In the period leading up to the recent Wakefield Show, Tony Bartram of AMCOG Games was working on a system to aid those developing RISC OS games. The fruit of that labour is the AMCOG Development Kit, which was first sold on CD at the show, and is now […]

Announcements

Development environment gets a dose of paracetamol

Wrapped up well, fed hot soup. RISC OS Open Limited have released a new version of the Desktop Development Environment (DDE), the set of tools used by many developers for writing software for RISC OS, as well as anyone working on the operating system itself. The primary focus of the new release (aka DDE27) is […]

Programming

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 […]

Programming

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 […]