Any BASIC Books on the QL?

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Any BASIC Books on the QL?

Postby Seeker » Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:27 pm

I can't find my QL user guide. I remember SuperBasic well, but I need some help. Is it available anywhere on the internet?


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Re: Any BASIC Books on the QL?

Postby Chr$ » Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:30 pm



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Re: Any BASIC Books on the QL?

Postby NormanDunbar » Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:10 am

There's a much improved version online too. This is a conversion of Rich Mellor's SBASIC/SuperBASIC Reference Manual as originally available as a huge printed manual. It covers a number of toolkits as well as the inbuilt SuperBASIC commands. It's downloadable too.

https://superbasic-manual.readthedocs.io/en/latest/


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Re: Any BASIC Books on the QL?

Postby Cristian » Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:29 am

The following is, in my opinion, a must-have: QL SuperBASIC - The Definitive Handbook.
Here is the Kindle edition of Jan Jones's classic, in-depth description of the Sinclair QL SuperBASIC language.

https://www.amazon.it/QL-SuperBASIC-Definitive-Handbook-English-ebook/dp/B00P569EH4


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Re: Any BASIC Books on the QL?

Postby Seeker » Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:42 am

Thanks guys. Does anyone know if this book is online?
Mathematics on the Sinclair Q. L.


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Re: Any BASIC Books on the QL?

Postby Andrew » Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:24 am

Seeker wrote:Thanks guys. Does anyone know if this book is online?
Mathematics on the Sinclair Q. L.

No, it is not, I looked everywhere.
Only "Mathematics On The Commodore 64" is online


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Re: Any BASIC Books on the QL?

Postby Seeker » Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:35 pm

Andrew wrote:
Seeker wrote:Thanks guys. Does anyone know if this book is online?
Mathematics on the Sinclair Q. L.

No, it is not, I looked everywhere.
Only "Mathematics On The Commodore 64" is online


Thanks.


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Re: Any BASIC Books on the QL?

Postby NormanDunbar » Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:08 pm

I looked on a couple of somewhat dodgy sites as well (I'm an author...), no sign of it anywhere, so I'd say it's unlikely to be online.

There's not much on archive.org either -- that one is legit though.


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Re: Any BASIC Books on the QL?

Postby Andrew » Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:30 pm

These are all QL books I could find online:

Sinclair_QL_Software_Developers_Guide_by_Tony_Tebby_and_David_Karlin.pdf
Adrian_Dickens_QL_Advanced_User_Guide.pdf
Alan_Giles - Quick_QL_Machine_Language.pdf
Alison_McCallum - quill_easal_archive_e_abacus_no_sinclair_ql.pdf
Andrew_Nelson - ExploringTheSinclairQL.pdf
Andrew_Pennel - AssemblyLanguageProgrammingOnTheSinclairQL.pdf
Colin_Lewis - Quattro_Programmi_al_Lavoro.pdf
Colin_Opie - ql_assembly_language_programming.pdf
David Lawrence - TheWorkingSinclairQL.pdf
Jan_Jones-The_QL_Superbasic_Definitive_Handbook.pdf
Keith+Steven_Brain - ArtificialIntelligenceOnTheSinclairQL-MakeYourMicroThink.pdf
R_G_Loeliger - Threaded_Interpretive_Languages.pdf
Timothy_Swenson - SuperBASIC Source Book.pdf
Tony_Bridge - SinclairQLAdventures.pdf
Kay_Ewbanks_and_Mike_James-Genio_de_los_Juegos_con_el_Sinclair_QL.pdf



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