Books: BBC BASIC & Introducing BBC BASIC

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Books: BBC BASIC & Introducing BBC BASIC

Postby dv8 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:47 am

Attached are two programming books: BBC BASIC and Introducing BBC BASIC, both by R.B. Coats.

'Introducing' is pretty much a cut-down version of the larger book. It does, however, have some extra content in the chapters on graphics, sound and procedures. It also includes an additional set of questions and answers.

An SSD containing the listings is also provided for each book.

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Re: Books: BBC BASIC & Introducing BBC BASIC

Postby lurkio » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:43 am

Good stuff!

Did u scan these in yourself?

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Re: Books: BBC BASIC & Introducing BBC BASIC

Postby dv8 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:02 pm

Thanks!

Yes, I scanned them in. Then they were put through OCR and re-created in a DTP package.

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Re: Books: BBC BASIC & Introducing BBC BASIC

Postby lurkio » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:54 pm

dv8 wrote:Thanks! Yes, I scanned them in. Then they were put through OCR and re-created in a DTP package.

:shock: =D> =D>

Which OCR program did you use?

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Re: Books: BBC BASIC & Introducing BBC BASIC

Postby dv8 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:09 am

lurkio wrote:Which OCR program did you use?

Nuance OmniPage.

The whole sordid story of how these books are created is in the Assembly Language Programming book thread.

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Re: Books: BBC BASIC & Introducing BBC BASIC

Postby daveejhitchins » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:56 am

dv8 wrote:The whole sordid story of how these books are created is in the Assembly Language Programming book thread.
Wow . . . Just gone back and read you procedure =D> Well done and, please, keep up the good work . . . You must have an abundance of patience - again =D>

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Re: Books: BBC BASIC & Introducing BBC BASIC

Postby dv8 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:19 pm

daveejhitchins wrote:Well done and, please, keep up the good work

Thanks! Several other books are already in production and will be posted soon :-)
and wrote:You must have an abundance of patience

It's not as bad as I probably made it sound! Usually I just work on them a bit at a time while watching TV or listening to podcasts. That way it doesn't feel like too much of a slog.


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