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40 best machine code routines for the ZX Spectrum

John Hardman

40 best machine code routines for the ZX Spectrum

by John Hardman

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Published by Hewson Consultants in Wallingford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Hardman and Andrew Hewson.
ContributionsHewson, Andrew D.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17228676M
ISBN 100907912036
OCLC/WorldCa60059002

In particular, programmers migrating to the Spectrum from other machines will not be familiar with the way this is done. In order to run a machine code routine, we have to start it from BASIC. This means writing a small BASIC loader program, which clears the space for the machine code, loads that code. They all were fan of their computer (a Sinclair Zx Spectrum 48k or a Commodore 64), and they were definitively sure that they had chosen the best home computer around, better than any other machine (note: while in there was also in Italy the "boom" of home computers, only two of them conquered the absolute majority of the market: the.

Most Spectrum programs use a two step process to start a game: Load and run a small BASIC program; That small BASIC program then loads much longer machine code and then jumps to the machine code's entry point (e.g. RANDOMIZE USR ). If you can manage to stop between those steps, you can POKE around (to increase the number of lives, ) and then start the machine code with . The ZX Spectrum (UK: / z ɛ d ɛ k s ˈ s p ɛ k t r ə m /) is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in by Sinclair Research.. Referred to during development as the ZX81 Colour and ZX82, [2] [3] it was launched as the ZX Spectrum by Sinclair to highlight the machine's colour display, compared with the black and white of its predecessor, the ZX [4].

code and techniques used in the creation of my 1K ZX chess program. In order to produce the code you will require a machine with at least 3K of memory. The code has been created using a 3K machine, there should be no problems using 16K if the procedures given are followed and RAMtop is lowered to 1K before loading from tape. ZX Spectrum, Issue 2 Fig. ZX Spectrum, Issue 3 Fig. 1. INTRODUCTION A block diagram of the complete ZX SPECTRUM micro-computer is given in Figure It is valid for all build standards, fitted with either 16k or 48k bytes of dynamic RAM memory. Although functionally identical, detailed circuit changes have been introduced to improve.


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This covers all the theory of Z80 programming in great detail, and is an excellent reference text. If you want something a little bit more machine specific, then '40 Best Machine Code Routines for the ZX Spectrum' by John Hardman and Andrew Hewson can be recommended.

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Second Edition June Publisher:. The ZX Spectrum (UK: / z ɛ d ɛ k s /) is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in by Sinclair Research.

Referred to during development as the ZX81 Colour and ZX82, it was launched as the ZX Spectrum by Sinclair to highlight the machine's colour display, compared with the black and white display of its predecessor, the ZX The Spectrum was released as eight CPU: Z80A @ MHz and equivalent.

ZX Spectrum K connected to S using Video Composite, via its DIN connector Coding the program. My first approach to writing the ZX Spectrum program was to use ZX80Asm and go low level machine code all the way, but I quickly realized this route would require me more than a week to get up to date and get the things done.

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what are the differences between the 48K spectrum and the spectrum+. ^^^^^ see above ^^^^^?The D80 World. O Scribd é o maior site social de leitura e publicação do mundo. The Sinclair ZX Spectrum is a worthy successor to the ZX 81 which in turn replaced the ZX The Spectrum has a 16K monitor program.

This program has been developed directly from the 4K program of the ZX 80 although there are now so many new features that the differences outweigh the similarities.

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At first glance, it would seem to be enough to increment the drawing address with one byte for each column and bytes for each row. Then, a routine like the one below would render our sprite on screen. Hi folks, I’m a machine code novice who coded a very small roadrace game to help me learn.

I reckon you can learn the basics of machine code in half an hour by coding this game step by step. This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of ZX Spectrum basic, and the ZX Spin emulator. I'm learning Z80 assembly language, in anticipation of the release of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Next computer, February Loading Autoplay.

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