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by Crayon21
Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What is so bad about using Floating Point math in a BASIC program
Replies: 0
Views: 14

What is so bad about using Floating Point math in a BASIC program

I understand the ZX80 and 81 are simple machine. What I do not understand is the 32768 limitation and how it affects programs. The Apple II had this issue, making it hard to program business programs. What I want to know is Why?

please help a confused novice programmer
by Crayon21
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: ZX Spectrum Lounge
Topic: Sinclair Zx Spectrum: absolutely better ...
Replies: 9
Views: 1382

Re: Sinclair Zx Spectrum: absolutely better ...

I think you may be waiting a long time for any changes to be made... Maybe a translation site would help... Mark I actually laughed a bit at the author's obvious Bias against the c64. Portraying us as Puffed up bullies, not the best move. A lot of C64 users aren't that bad, but the C64 does have it...
by Crayon21
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: ZX Spectrum Lounge
Topic: Sinclair Zx Spectrum: absolutely better ...
Replies: 9
Views: 1382

Re: Sinclair Zx Spectrum: absolutely better ...

I noticed parts of it are in Italian. Were the spelling errors for the main section ever fixed. the Q&A for instance, has no English equivalent :?:
by Crayon21
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: ZX Spectrum Lounge
Topic: Zx spectrum 128k
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: Zx spectrum 128k

are there any programming books on the 128?
by Crayon21
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: Dungeons of Yore
Replies: 6
Views: 857

Re: Dungeons of Yore

sorry for that, I can't type more than a few lines before it turns into a blinking, slow mess. :lol:
by Crayon21
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: ZX Spectrum Lounge
Topic: Zx spectrum 128k
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: Zx spectrum 128k

Actually, apart from a small number of extra commands, the BASIC itself is the same. The 128K BASIC however uses a full screen editor instead of a line editor. This new editor accepts command words and function words as normal typed in, letter by letter entry rather than the 16k/48k keyword entry s...
by Crayon21
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: ZX Spectrum Lounge
Topic: Sinclair Zx Spectrum: absolutely better ...
Replies: 9
Views: 1382

Re: Sinclair Zx Spectrum: absolutely better ...

it's been 2 months with no answer. anyone?
by Crayon21
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: ZX Spectrum Lounge
Topic: Zx spectrum 128k
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Zx spectrum 128k

is there any noticeable difference between the 128k model and the 48K version, other than basic?
by Crayon21
Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Spectrum BASIC
Topic: Zx Breakout Type in Error
Replies: 12
Views: 1468

Re: Zx Breakout Type in Error

much appreciated :)
by Crayon21
Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: ZX Spectrum Lounge
Topic: Why did the sinclair QL fail?
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Why did the sinclair QL fail?

what went wrong?