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Re-execute Programs in Memory on CP/M

After a transient program terminates on CP/M it's often possible to re-execute it in memory without having to reload it from disk. This is a great little trick if using slow disks as it's much quicke...   Read More

Visualizing Zero Page on the Commodore VIC-20

The VIC-20 is a very flexible little machine and allows us to choose which area of memory represents the screen map. One interesting thing we can do is use this to visualize a section of memory such ...   Read More

Code and Data in Display Memory on the VIC-20

The unexpanded Commodore VIC-20 only had 5K of RAM and therefore creative ways had to be found to maximize the available RAM. The display memory would use some of this memory and therefore one option ...   Read More

I Love ED on CP/M

I love ED on CP/M. It's often derided but I think it's just misunderstood and with a little practise its true value can shine through. It's elegant, easy to learn and only has about 25 commands but t...   Read More

Double-Width C64 Style Font on the Commodore VIC-20

The C64 used a fatter double-width font because the video quality of early VIC-IIs wasn't very good. Therefore they had to make the C64's font fatter than the VIC-20's. However, this fatter font look...   Read More

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