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by Shawty
Wed May 01, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: RISCOS I2C Access
Replies: 6
Views: 9834

Re: RISCOS I2C Access

Hi alex, First let me say a big sorry. I posted this then kind of forgot it existed, and purely by chance stumbled across it again this evening. I don't have an answer for you I'm afraid, but as far as I can remember, the iic as I used to allow access To any device on the iic bus in my a5000 (which ...
by Shawty
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: C/C++
Topic: Idiot's guide to C++/SDL Setup
Replies: 23
Views: 42808

Re: Idiot's guide to C++/SDL Setup

Kewl.

Always good to know.

Maybe one of these days I will get some rPI stuff written game wise, There are a number of old Archimedes Games Iv'e been meaning to port for years, but as it always is with me, time is often not my best friend :-)
by Shawty
Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Free - RISC OS 3 Programmer's Reference Manuals
Replies: 2
Views: 4072

Re: Free - RISC OS 3 Programmer's Reference Manuals

I have a full set of RISC OS 3 Programmers Reference Manuals that I'm struggling to find a good home for. Would they be use to any of the users of this forum, especially those trying to get retro games going? I'd hate to just throw them away. They are a heavy stack of 4 books, so my preference woul...
by Shawty
Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: RISCOS I2C Access
Replies: 6
Views: 9834

RISCOS I2C Access

For those that are interested (Iv'e seen a few Q's asking) Iv'e just been mucking about with R15 of RiscOS on my Pi 2. I have an MCP23017 16 Port I/O extender board and an ADXL345 Acceleromter, both of which are I2C devices. Been a while, but I broke out BBC Basic, and started mucking about with SWI...
by Shawty
Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Is it possible to install RISC OS on a Pi Zero?
Replies: 19
Views: 9834

Re: Is it possible to install RISC OS on a Pi Zero?

fruitoftheloom wrote:
madtom1999 wrote:Does the wifi work with it?
RC15 has been released recently: https://www.riscosopen.org/content/down ... spberry-pi

Maybe ask the developers of this OS ??
Iv'e just tried R15 as I read this. Stock SD w/RiscOS wont boot on Pi0 but boots fine on original Pi
by Shawty
Thu May 18, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Strange Chips and an RPi
Replies: 4
Views: 953

Re: Strange Chips and an RPi

They've been sat in a plastic static safe film container for about 10 years!!! from what I can recall. The most that will have touched the contacts on them will be the other chip's in the tub. As for using them with the PI, nah, not at all interested in that, I just wanna prat about with them and bu...
by Shawty
Sun May 07, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Strange Chips and an RPi
Replies: 4
Views: 953

Re: Strange Chips and an RPi

LOL... tks. I'm not at all worried about the tracking. I have several network level defenses, that they can't get round, and on top of that I have the "Hosts List from Hell" (874 Known ad-trackers, analytics etc, all black holed) and as if that's not enough, I have various browser plug in's too, so ...
by Shawty
Sun May 07, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Strange Chips and an RPi
Replies: 4
Views: 953

Strange Chips and an RPi

So sorting through some boxes in my attic a few days ago, I came accross a plastic tub. Inside said tub, there are 8 IC'S, Label on them reads: HY51C4256S-10 9131N KOREA I have a feeling that there some kind of ram chip, Iv'e found a few references to them via the mighty google, but all the datashee...
by Shawty
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Javascript help, Bootstrap/HTML and images
Replies: 3
Views: 1023

Re: Javascript help, Bootstrap/HTML and images

or you could use JS code to change the actual style rule. Personally however what I would do would be to manipulate the elements classlist, something like: var el = document.getElementById("script-button178"); el.classList.add("newStyle"); where newStyle is a css rule with the new background image i...
by Shawty
Sat Apr 29, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: LIRC Infrared reader in C#
Replies: 0
Views: 882

LIRC Infrared reader in C#

Hi all,
Weekend project, here's some C# code for reading an IR remote hooked up to a PI via the LIRC toolkit.

https://github.com/shawty/raspberrypi-csharp-lirc

Shawty
by Shawty
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Raspberry PI model detection utility
Replies: 0
Views: 511

Raspberry PI model detection utility

Bit of a mouthful I know, so iv'e called it PID for short (Pi ID) or something like that... Anyway, I got fed up of having to look up models and such every time I was writing shell scripts to run on my various RPi's so I broke out the C# compiler (I do a lot of .NET for the day job... don't hate me)...
by Shawty
Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:32 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Native RISCOS MIDI sequencer?
Replies: 10
Views: 7122

Re: Native RISCOS MIDI sequencer?

Remember everyone that ALL midi interfaces on any of the ROS products from Rhapsody right through to Sibleus 7 , where ALL implemented as Relocatable Modules. Which module you loaded in depended on which driver you wanted to use, and the original Acorn MIDI interface used SWI numbers in it's relocat...
by Shawty
Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Programming an internet enabled app on RISC OS
Replies: 7
Views: 4306

Re: Programming an internet enabled app on RISC OS

While !Zap and !StrongED are great (My fave is the later) I'm surprised no ones yet suggested Sourcery..

http://www.reallysmall.co.uk/Pages/norm ... rcery.html
by Shawty
Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: BBC Basic Manual?
Replies: 12
Views: 9373

Re: BBC Basic Manual?

Update you can download an archived copy of the original RiscOS3 prms as an ISO/CD Image from here:

https://archive.org/details/cdrom-riscos-ro3-prm

This should also include the BBC Basic guides.
by Shawty
Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: BBC Basic Manual?
Replies: 12
Views: 9373

Re: BBC Basic Manual?

You can find everything you need documentation wise for developing under RiscOS here (Current as of the date of this post) http://www.riscos.com/support/developers/index.htm I can't find them, but there are downloadable PDF versions too for offline reading. In response to @AshbyLad , please note tha...
by Shawty
Tue Sep 09, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: BBC BASIC sound programming / interfacing with SN76489?
Replies: 7
Views: 5936

Re: BBC BASIC sound programming / interfacing with SN76489?

(cont) Now I'll say right now, Iv'e heard of this RiscOS pico thing but I've not used it yet, I am however a veteran of the original RiscOS (3.11 onwards - heck I even remember Arthur it's predecessor!!) The one thing that Acorn got absolutley right with RiscOS was the way the designed it. In the BB...
by Shawty
Tue Sep 09, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: BBC BASIC sound programming / interfacing with SN76489?
Replies: 7
Views: 5936

Re: BBC BASIC sound programming / interfacing with SN76489?

Programming the SN76489 is not all that difficult to be honest (I was one of the original hackers on the BBC Model B that figured out it was possible to make it play sampled sounds, something 'TYB' became famous for, with their mixmania disks) What many folks fail to realize however is that the SN76...
by Shawty
Tue Sep 09, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: BBC BASIC Raspberry Pi port. Loading from tape.
Replies: 14
Views: 5650

Re: BBC BASIC Raspberry Pi port. Loading from tape.

Why did I not spot this before? :-) You'll find everything you need (and more) here: http://archive.retro-kit.co.uk/bbc.nvg.org/software.php3.html and before anyone proclaims "But that's all BBC stuff", yes some of it is, but there are a lot of tools there for other platforms too, specifically in th...
by Shawty
Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: C/C++
Topic: Idiot's guide to C++/SDL Setup
Replies: 23
Views: 42808

Re: Idiot's guide to C++/SDL Setup

I couldn't tell you the exact cause (I don't have the source code to hand and my rPI isn't even switched on. BUT.... in general What the error message is telling you is that you have an " int " variable somewhere and your trying to use it as a " SDL_Rect " variable. now there are a number of reasons...
by Shawty
Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: gcc and RISC OS
Replies: 95
Views: 18695

Re: gcc and RISC OS

Ahh yes, the good old A5000, mines sat right beside me now. It powers up, but only just, I will get around to soldering a new CMOS chip into it at some stage. :-) A500, Iv'e heard of but never seen one in the Wild. My original copy of the DDE was free too, I was working on a project for a company at...
by Shawty
Tue Feb 19, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: gcc and RISC OS
Replies: 95
Views: 18695

Re: gcc and RISC OS

Yup, it is... and not just a limited version, it's the whole thing... for just £35+vat

The DDE on it's own without any of the other stuff usually sells for £48+vat
by Shawty
Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:18 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: gcc and RISC OS
Replies: 95
Views: 18695

Re: gcc and RISC OS

If your referring to Norcroft C / Acorn C , you have to pay for it :-) http://www.riscosopen.org/content/sales/dde In my case Iv'e had it for years (Since version 0. something would you believe) snag for me is it don't build fully 32 bit code. However there are a number of enterprising people out th...
by Shawty
Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:38 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: gcc and RISC OS
Replies: 95
Views: 18695

Re: gcc and RISC OS

@Bleakhouse, I think you may not be in the correct place for "GPIO" code, it sounds to me (esp since you mention Raspbian) that you might just be looking for generic "C" code for the GPIO and not code specific to Risc-OS. While I agree that this discussion has gone in many different directions, it w...
by Shawty
Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:51 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: gcc and RISC OS
Replies: 95
Views: 18695

Re: gcc and RISC OS

Justin Fletcher wrote: Hardware Abstraction Other modules were far more obvious as replacements - CMOS (configuration data) access was in the Kernel, which meant that we ended up having direct hardware access in the Kernel - an unreasonable state of affairs. Pace had decided to go about this proble...
by Shawty
Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:27 am
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: gcc and RISC OS
Replies: 95
Views: 18695

Re: gcc and RISC OS

Well as much as I'd like to comment on using the HALL stuff, I can't... why?

It simply didn't exist when I was working on these things full time, so it's not something I know :-)

I'd listen to DavidS here as he seems to know what he's on about ...

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