Sub-Etha Software
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Function names and “Clean Code”

August 14, 2019 Sub-Etha Software

At a previous job, I was introduced to the concept of “clean code.” As an embedded programmer, where we are often trying to squeeze extra bytes out of already optimized code, many of the principals of clean code do not apply.

But, in general, I like what I have read

TRS-80 Trash Talk
Podcasts

Episode 32

August 13, 2019 TRS-80 Trash Talk

These are the show notes for Episode 32 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link: http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/32466.mp3

Show Title

Episode 32 – Tandy Assembly 2019 Preview and Buzz Murphy

Description

In this episode we start by previewing the upcoming Tandy Assembly 2019.  We have a lot of big news to relate regarding the 3rd annual gathering of …

CoCoTALK!
Podcasts

Video Episode 120 – CoCo Plays Moog!

August 11, 2019 CoCoTALK!

David O’Connor, Australian’s own lord of the analog modular synths is going to give us some live demonstrations of using the Tandy Color Computer to output and control analog synths including Moogs. He’ll also be showing the ACO160 evaluation kit that can turn any single voice sound into midi and

CoCoTALK!
Podcasts

Episode 120 – CoCo Plays Moog!

August 11, 2019 CoCoTALK!

David O’Connor, Australian’s own lord of the analog modular synths is going to give us some live demonstrations of using the Tandy Color Computer to output and control analog synths including Moogs. He’ll also be showing the ACO160 evaluation kit that can turn any single voice sound into midi and

Sub-Etha Software
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C and the dangers of memcpy()

August 9, 2019 Sub-Etha Software

In the C programming language, memcpy (memory copy) is a function used to copy a range of bytes from one location in memory to another. I have used it often. Today, my boss mentioned something about not liking memcpy() because of all the dangers of using it. I understand that

CoCoTALK!
Podcasts

Video Episode 119 – Live from VCF West!

August 4, 2019 CoCoTALK!

Today we’ll feature exclusive coverage from the Vintage Computing Festival West at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.  We’ll have a strong CoCo presence with multiple tables and setups, Michael Furman, Tim Lindner, Mark Overholser and Rob Inman will be present to help represent and give us a

CoCoTALK!
Podcasts

Episode 119 – Live from VCF West!

August 4, 2019 CoCoTALK!

Today we’ll feature exclusive coverage from the Vintage Computing Festival West at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.  We’ll have a strong CoCo presence with multiple tables and setups, Michael Furman, Tim Lindner, Mark Overholser and Rob Inman will be present to help represent and give us a

Sub-Etha Software
Blogs

Braces! Foiled again!

July 30, 2019 Sub-Etha Software

Just a quick rant, based on how example code from a new compiler I am using is presented.

In C (and similar languages), it is very common to see simple logic presented in one line, such as:

if (AlertLevel == RED) TurnOnSiren();

That is simple to understand, and only

CoCoTALK!
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Video Episode 118 – Fond Memories

July 28, 2019 CoCoTALK!

Today’s show main topic will be “Fond Memories of our early CoCo Days” Or “Fond Memories” for short. Think about what it was like when you got your CoCo, what you did with it and how it effected your life going forward.

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