Category Archives: Code

A Calculator For Your micro:bit

You may remember that, a little over a year ago, I wrote a clock for the micro:bit (read it again here if you need a reminder).  I pondered adding alarm functionality to it but, in the event, I didn’t get … Continue reading

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Object Oriented C – Encapsulation

If you haven’t read my earlier articles on Object Oriented Programming in C (Objects and Polymorphism) I suggest that you go back and read these first.  It isn’t necessary to understand these concepts in order to understand Encapsulation – but … Continue reading

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Retro Computer – Modern Internet

Like many geeks I love old technology. I also like to push my technology to new heights and, if possible, make it usable in the modern world. Nearly all of my old computers are networked and, theoretically at least, able … Continue reading

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Object Oriented C – Polymorphism

If you haven’t yet read ‘Object Oriented C – Objects‘ Stop! Go Back! Go and read that earlier post before continuing. In this post I build on the earlier concepts, so much of this won’t make sense without it. In … Continue reading

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Object Oriented C – Objects

Bear with me a while. I am going to stand of the shoulders of my favourite giants (Kernighan and Ritchie, since you ask) and address an oft-made point of criticism which is levelled against my code. The criticism? Namely that my … Continue reading

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Innecto now ported to macOS

It’s been a struggle. It’s been a trial.  But Innecto has now been ported to macOS.  If you’ve got a Mac (any kind, as long as it’s running macOS 10.10 or newer) then you can enjoy Innecto on your desktop or … Continue reading

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45RPM Software News

There’s lots of news for 45RPM Software this month.  New releases, and a Facebook business page set up for us by our Facebook communications director, Sue deNym (I know, I know!) Check out the Facebook page (link at the bottom … Continue reading

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FizzBuzz

Did you ever play FizzBuzz? If you didn’t, it’s a drinking game. That’s how I learned it, anyway. It’s a counting game, and the rules are simple enough. Everyone sits in a circle and takes it in turn to say … Continue reading

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The Xcode 4 Cookbook

The Xcode 4 Cookbook (by Stephen F. Daniel) is the most misleadingly named titled that I’ve read in a while. If you’re after an Xcode 4 Cookbook and you’re planning a little Mac OS X development then, make no mistake, … Continue reading

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MailRaider press release

Switching. Such a little word, and it makes it sound so easy. All you have to do is buy a Mac, copy your files over, and your done. Easy as that, you have a new computer. Except that this is … Continue reading

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