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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 11:41
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Posted By Apollo
summer '90: our group was mentioned first time in...

summer '90: our group was mentioned first time in another production (shoutouts to the former Reetec guys ... some of which are now old friends) - the start of such a great time
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 September 2021, 11:07
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Apollo
Thank you, guys. Learned more than I was asking...

Thank you, guys. Learned more than I was asking for. I was mislead by this table here (http://sun.hasenbraten.de/vbcc/docs/vbcc_4.html#SEC50) (ABI 4.2, down to the end of the chapter).
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 September 2021, 22:32
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Apollo
Amiga C - BPTR vs. int32_t - different results regarding size of variable

hello,
well I could probably ignore this since I know how to get around this but I really want to understand what is happening here. I guess I am doing things wrong but I'm really not sure where.
I...
Forum: Coders. Language 01 May 2021, 16:29
Replies: 1
Views: 1,415
Posted By Apollo
vbcc - asm/c mix - variables in bss get extended to long

hello,
currently I play around with some code in C and Asm using the vbcc/vlink/vasm family. To make it more interesting I am using the small code and small data model. Using the docs and some...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 November 2019, 16:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By Apollo
@Antiriad: Had the some problems back then...

@Antiriad:
Had the some problems back then _really_ understanding the differences between the conditional branches when applied best.
Started 65xx assembly last year and developed a theory that, in...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 April 2019, 19:12
Replies: 14
Views: 1,578
Posted By Apollo
Because many learned this effect from the same...

Because many learned this effect from the same (Vision Factory ?) source code which was floating around? :)


From my perspective the first generation ('87-'89) of coders which came from C64 did a...
Forum: Coders. Entries 13 September 2018, 15:20
Replies: 8
Views: 9,313
Posted By Apollo
Is it okay to enter a more or less blank entry,...

Is it okay to enter a more or less blank entry, maybe only targetting the hardware platform?
Background: I want to take part, but as of now I don't have a clue in which direction it goes.
Forum: request.Modules 22 August 2018, 14:11
Replies: 6
Views: 3,719
Posted By Apollo
I'd like to mention that 'This is the sound of C'...

I'd like to mention that 'This is the sound of C' and other tracks from Belgium were called 'New Beat', a genre which had a short appearance in the late 80s
Forum: Coders. Contest 28 May 2018, 09:31
Replies: 437
Views: 105,536
Posted By Apollo
just my 2 cents: Doesn't lead a bigger and...

just my 2 cents:

Doesn't lead a bigger and more high end configuration to more efforts? For me the OCS/ECS 512/512 configuration is not only the what most users had back then (at least at the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 May 2018, 15:59
Replies: 15
Views: 2,735
Posted By Apollo
quick shot: Judging from your "SECTION"...

quick shot:
Judging from your "SECTION" statement this section could be located in fastmem (if your machine has fastmem). Since the module at "mt_data" is then at fastmem too you won't here any...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 April 2018, 18:32
Replies: 627
Views: 50,684
Posted By Apollo
Ask the Mac people how they felt when Apple...

Ask the Mac people how they felt when Apple switched from PPC over to plain ol' PC hardware (and it is 'just' regular PC hardware whatever fancy names they give to the components). I still like...
Forum: Coders. General 17 April 2018, 08:04
Replies: 125
Views: 24,044
Posted By Apollo
Since you say that the interrupts are still...

Since you say that the interrupts are still firing I assume its not the problem that the interrupt vectors are moved into fastram.



do you use self modifying code? higher 680x0s have an...
Forum: Collections 10 April 2018, 16:49
Replies: 374
Views: 78,475
Posted By Apollo
More probably from Calypso/Vanish as Navy has...

More probably from Calypso/Vanish as Navy has done graphics. Sorry for being OT....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2018, 10:54
Replies: 57
Views: 6,249
Posted By Apollo
Reminds me a bit on the old 'Thrust' Demos, same...

Reminds me a bit on the old 'Thrust' Demos, same 'Ottifanten' style ;)
Same graphician maybe?

Meanwhile I remembered the real name of the track loader I was walking 'bout:
'Vortex 42 Megademo'...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 April 2018, 09:54
Replies: 57
Views: 6,249
Posted By Apollo
Talking about 'early trackloaded' demos: I...

Talking about 'early trackloaded' demos: I remember a demo from a group (I believe) called 'Level 42'. Its not a technical wonder but was fun to watch (for me as much as everything else back...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 April 2018, 18:04
Replies: 57
Views: 6,249
Posted By Apollo
Thats how meanings differ. Personally, I like...

Thats how meanings differ. Personally, I like what we called the RGB colors ($f00,$0f0,$00f) and the scrolltexts. Sure, from from a technically point of view many demos/intros which came later where...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 February 2018, 15:49
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Apollo
I don't think that the lsr.w/asr.w after...

I don't think that the lsr.w/asr.w after adding/substracting the fixed point delta has that much of an impact performance wise.
Of course to existing code that means that you probably should...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 February 2018, 15:11
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Apollo
I guess that fixed point arithmetic could be the...

I guess that fixed point arithmetic could be the solution. My favourite site about this topic seems to be vanished but you can still find its last version on webarchive.org
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 January 2018, 22:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,708
Posted By Apollo
I recommend using fs-uae (which is based upon...

I recommend using fs-uae (which is based upon WinUAE) on MacOS.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 December 2017, 22:06
Replies: 521
Views: 82,563
Posted By Apollo
If someone can't do it better himself he should...

If someone can't do it better himself he should probably refrain of commenting other peoples productions in a non-constructive or offending way.
This is from my perspective valid for this forum as...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 October 2017, 18:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,794
Posted By Apollo
there are topics on the way to 3D like...

there are topics on the way to 3D like 'fixed-point arithmetic' which IMHO quite important know how 3D in assembler on a platform like this works
algorithms is one thing how to implement them another
Forum: Amiga scene 11 October 2017, 11:31
Replies: 9
Views: 2,554
Posted By Apollo
money

money
Forum: Coders. General 22 September 2017, 11:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,547
Posted By Apollo
doing cross-assembling from linux I have a...

doing cross-assembling from linux

I have a complete tree under git control, including fs-uae configuration files, kickstarts, workbench disks, documentation and of course the assembler sources....
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 July 2017, 11:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By Apollo
trap #0 ?

trap #0 ?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 July 2017, 14:13
Replies: 172
Views: 27,043
Posted By Apollo
a bitter soul complaining why his favourite...

a bitter soul complaining why his favourite homecomputer of the 80s era didn't get the attention it might should have been back then ....
the rest is less interesting and only fairly related to...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 June 2017, 10:28
Replies: 84
Views: 8,591
Posted By Apollo
@Galahad: Where do you see yourself in this...

@Galahad:
Where do you see yourself in this project: are you going to manage and add code to it?
Community effort (which means as much volunteers as possible) or a smaller group of ppl (like Phx...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 28 April 2017, 16:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By Apollo
dos.library's LoadSeg()/CreateProc() would...

dos.library's LoadSeg()/CreateProc() would probably be the way to go

But, your first process remains in memory, so nothing is won, regarding memory consumption
Forum: Coders. General 27 April 2017, 10:31
Replies: 22
Views: 4,962
Posted By Apollo
I remember that there was a tool (maybe for kick...

I remember that there was a tool (maybe for kick 1.2/1.3) reducing the number of bitplanes of the workbench screen to one and so releasing some kilobytes of valuable chipram.

something like that...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 April 2017, 14:41
Replies: 38
Views: 2,826
Posted By Apollo
It really depends. It depends on what you're...

It really depends.

It depends on what you're trying to achieve, on which platform etc. I can hardly imagine that someone wants to write an internet browser in 100% pure assembler.
Development...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 October 2016, 10:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,683
Posted By Apollo
HRTmon could be an alternative for this ...

HRTmon could be an alternative for this

http://aminet.net/package/dev/debug/HRTmon
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 October 2016, 11:42
Replies: 44
Views: 6,828
Posted By Apollo
Maybe he just chokes on the size operand? Does it...

Maybe he just chokes on the size operand? Does it assemble withe size operand omitted?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 September 2016, 10:49
Replies: 2
Views: 1,909
Posted By Apollo
Had just a quick view on the code: you don't...

Had just a quick view on the code: you don't double-buffer, don't you? My guess is that the raster-beam is already some lines down the screen before the lines are drawn. So you only see the cleared...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 June 2016, 15:59
Replies: 62
Views: 11,302
Posted By Apollo
obviously MuForce detects the access of the level...

obviously MuForce detects the access of the level 3 and 6 interrupt vectors at $6c and $78

Does the startup code care for the VBR?

Besides that: IMHO this doesn't neccessarily mean that there...
Forum: News 30 April 2016, 15:22
Replies: 674
Views: 144,544
Posted By Apollo
Could you, and others, please stop personal...

Could you, and others, please stop personal attacking Jens or others only because you're 'disappointed' of what he (or others) put on the market?

If you don't like, don't buy it!

I assume...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 April 2016, 17:21
Replies: 25
Views: 5,020
Posted By Apollo
Additionally there is the 'blitter zero flag' but...

Additionally there is the 'blitter zero flag' but I don't know if that was used by any game in the past.

I remember that there was a thread here on eab with a quite interesting discussion about...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 28 January 2016, 11:50
Replies: 11
Views: 2,130
Posted By Apollo
The SET/CLR bit decides if the bits are set or...

The SET/CLR bit decides if the bits are set or cleared in the register (this is true for all amiga custom registers using a SET/CLR bit)

examples

%1000000000000000 -> would no nothing (despite...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 January 2016, 16:13
Replies: 83
Views: 12,110
Posted By Apollo
Let's see what happens.

Let's see what happens.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 December 2015, 14:28
Replies: 83
Views: 12,110
Posted By Apollo
@Akira: No, you're not the only one thinking...

@Akira:
No, you're not the only one thinking about the quality in this way. But usually I refrain from commenting on such topics. It doesn't change anything ....


In general I wish people would...
Forum: support.Apps 05 December 2015, 21:59
Replies: 2
Views: 1,082
Posted By Apollo
If you want to draw your graphics like with...

If you want to draw your graphics like with DPaint than you should have a look at Grafx2

http://pulkomandy.tk/projects/GrafX2

It even handles IFF/ILBM
Forum: News 11 November 2015, 11:28
Replies: 674
Views: 144,544
Posted By Apollo
I can create an image of the recovery disk when I...

I can create an image of the recovery disk when I am at home.
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