It’s not every day an Australian Educational software set appears on eBay just begging to be imaged. This is the “Basic Skills Software Resource Collection” by the Computer Education Centre (CEC). This is the main collection of 16 single-sided 5.25″ diskettes, and the bonus double-sided 17th diskette.
Greetings Kfest fans, my good friend Mike has produced an audio travelogue about KansasFest 2016 called “Week of The KFest.”
In the presentation Mike includes sound bites from many of the attendees of this year’s (2016) week-long KansasFest Apple II event.
It was published to Floppy Days this week.
Way back in the day on of my favourite programming tools was Nibble BASIC from the Nibble Magazine. It allowed you to write Applesoft programs without line numbers, and added additional commands such as If/ElseIf/Else, and Loop/EndLoop, as well as Goto and Gosub labels rather than using line numbers.
OK, so it’s summer here in Australia, so what is this “Winter Warmup” thing. 2014WW is the Retrochallenge and to quote the site:
“In a nutshell, the RetroChallenge is a loosely disorganised gathering of RetroComputing enthusiasts who collectively do stuff with old computers for a month.