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by Sparrowhawk
Wed Nov 10, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Medical Advice
Replies: 20
Views: 731

Re: Medical Advice

Nasty! I hope you recover fully and speedily.
by Sparrowhawk
Sun Oct 10, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 68K-MBC
Replies: 22
Views: 2906

Re: 68K-MBC

In case anyone else bought or built one of these, I did in the end find a very nice, super-simple full screen editor: Simple Kitten Editor, written by a Japanese programmer who goes by the name SkyRiver (@wincp on Twitter) https://piclabo.blog.ss-blog.jp/CPM68K_SKED You will need to download the ske...
by Sparrowhawk
Thu Sep 23, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: esp8266 esp-01
Replies: 11
Views: 900

Re: esp8266 esp-01

Pr0f wrote:I will blame you for drawing my attention to that device ;-) I think it may be on my 'get one' list now :-)



Hah! Fair enough :)
by Sparrowhawk
Wed Sep 22, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: esp8266 esp-01
Replies: 11
Views: 900

Re: esp8266 esp-01

Thanks Pr0f
by Sparrowhawk
Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: esp8266 esp-01
Replies: 11
Views: 900

Re: esp8266 esp-01

Ouch. Just tried to order one and it seems that it comes form the US, so one unit costs £38.95 with shipping!!!
by Sparrowhawk
Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: esp8266 esp-01
Replies: 11
Views: 900

Re: esp8266 esp-01

Thank you Derek!
by Sparrowhawk
Tue Sep 21, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: esp8266 esp-01
Replies: 11
Views: 900

esp8266 esp-01

Hi, I'm looking for an ESP8266 ESP-01 serial WiFi module with the AT commands already in the firmware. I looked on Amz but the reviews for all of them were so mixed that I have no idea whether they were of good or poor quality there. I tried pimorini and element14 but neither seems to stock them, su...
by Sparrowhawk
Mon Sep 20, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Index Sequential Access Method (ISAM)
Replies: 7
Views: 592

Re: Index Sequential Access Method (ISAM)

I'd also be very interested in this - I never knew that there was an ISAM implementation for QDOS.
by Sparrowhawk
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Sir Clive passed away.
Replies: 45
Views: 3036

Re: Sir Clive passed away.

Sad news indeed. Like many here, I started my career in IT thanks to learning to program (badly) on a Spectrum and then later on at uni, (only slightly less badly) on a QL (via a BBC at school). Several decades later, here I am writing backend systems* (now somewhat better quality) for multi-nationa...
by Sparrowhawk
Mon Aug 23, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Today I Received...
Replies: 475
Views: 77583

Re: Today I Received...

Latest haul, garnered over the last couple of weeks.

The Dragon, ZX81 and Sam Coupé ones are all brand new reprints of the originals, and the Colour Maximite 2 one is me using a print service. CBASIC manuals are for my adventures in CP/M-land.


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