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    C's itoa() in Assembler with mini-sprintf bonus

    I've been poking around for a quick way to convert 16-bit words into digit characters a la the itoa() function in C. I thought and searched a lot around dividing by constants and clever ways of...

    Yesterday 01:14 PM

    CGA Tiny Font (4x4)

    In accordance with yesterday's entry on text rendering, I've now created the routine for a "tiny" font. What this does is take the 8x8 glyphs and compresses them into 4x4 squares by creating a sort...

    July 19th, 2017 08:38 AM

    CGA Text Blit

    I went back and forth over whether or not to write my own text rendering routine in assembler. DOS supplies a decent print string function but it turned out to be insufficient to my needs. My...

    July 18th, 2017 03:00 PM

    PICKUPS 13: Video Games + Stuff | It's a Pixel THING - Ep. 122

    Let's take a look at 20 video games + related stuff that I managed to grab during the last 2 months! There's stuff for the PlayStation 4, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2 and the original...

    July 16th, 2017 02:43 AM

    Variable FPS Animation with DDA

    I just finished writing some code to animate movement and turning. When initially planning to tackled this task I was going to make a lot of assumptions and fix the framerate regardless of the...

    July 13th, 2017 09:39 AM
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    Funny you should ask - ...

    Funny you should ask - - viz. "... the Model T of op-amps" !

    This is a great reference (from the Wikipedia article) -...

    jackrubin Today, 06:36 AM Go to last post

    From what I remember, they're DSDD so any PC...

    From what I remember, they're DSDD so any PC should be able to write them out. I'm pretty sure I used ImageDisk under DOS to write them out when I needed an install set, several years ago. You will...

    glitch Today, 06:19 AM Go to last post

    I'd be interested in several of the card-edge to...

    I'd be interested in several of the card-edge to DB25 printer adapters.

    Also at least one ISA expansion adapter for my EX.

    keenerb Today, 05:52 AM Go to last post

    Wanted: UnixPC/3B1 software set, or tips on hardware to make them

    I recently received a UnixPC. Happy about this, since I used to admin a herd of these back in the day.

    Internal HD appears to be shot. I have a suitable replacement on the way, but I don't have...

    ScutBoy Today, 05:42 AM Go to last post

    Man, I'm sure tempted to get that really big one...

    Man, I'm sure tempted to get that really big one and hang it in the shop. The only MS stuff here is DOS and what projects come through the door :D

    glitch Today, 05:34 AM Go to last post