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The Electron is the new home computer that uses the same BASIC as the BBC Microcomputer and has most of its special features.

This book is written specifically for the Electron, and shows you how to make best use of it - at home, at school and at work.

Basic Programming On The Acorn Electron:

uses clear, non-technical language, and really does begin at the beginning provides a comprehensive, illustrated course on BBC/Electron BASIC teaches good programming techniques, using a structured approach explains how to use the Electron's special features, such as colour, graphics, sound and single-key entry is full of activities to try out on the Electron contains many hints that will be new even to the more experienced programmer, such as how to get 64 colours, how to draw perspectives, and how to animate pictures.

The main programs are available separately on cassette tape.

Neil and Pat Cryer are the authors of Basic Programming On The BBC Microcomputer ('an excellent introduction' - Practical Computing, 'very close to perfection' - Computers in Schools). They have recently published, with Andrew Cryer, Graphics On The BBC Microcomputer.

First Sentence

In 1982, the computing world was set agog by a new microcomputer - the BBC Microcomputer!


Cover Art Language(s): English
Compatibility: Acorn Electron
Release: On Cassette
Original Release Date: 1st Jul 1984
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Basic Programming On The Acorn Electron (Book)