This month's project takes few chips but much explanation.
[author : Steve Ciarcia]
This may be the best all-around technique for data compression.
[author : Jonathan Amsterdam]
The authors describe how particular attributes of Modula-2 helped them develop a real-time multiprocessing operating system in a relatively short time.
[author : Ryn C. Corbeil and Anne H. Anderson]
Combine the advantages of functional programming and parallel execution to increase execution speed.
[author : Chris Hankin, David Till, and Hugh Glaser]
Some tips on using this preprocessor can help you write more understandable code.
[author : Pete Orlin and John Heath]
With this technique you can store subroutines in a RAM disk and have your BASIC program call them one by one as they are needed.
[author : Mike Carmichael]
Follow the development of mass storage media from the early days of magnetic tape to the latest microcomputer disk systems.
[author : Leonard Laub]
To get the most out of CD-ROMs, you need to know how they differ from magnetic disks.
[author : Bill Zoellick]
This article discusses the issues facing the applicatiors programmer working with write-once disks.
[author : Jeffrey R. Dulude]
Sophisticated codes allow media makers to use less disk space for error correction and more for storing data.
[author : Solomon W. Golomb]
Rich describes a variety of recently announced optical storage systems.
[author : Rich Malloy]
The "data insurance" these systems provide is more needed than ever with today's higher disk capacities.
[author : Anthony Anfonuccio]
Several large databases are now available on optical disks.
[author : Norman Desmarais]
[author : Jon Edwards]
The power of UNIX in a personal computer.
[author : Alastair J. W. Mayer]
An interactive BASIC compiler that lets you run the same code on several computers with little modification.
[author : TJ Byers]
Two second-generation paint programs.
[author : Ricardo Birmele]
A hard disk and controller on a card for the IBM PC.
[author : Eva White]
An EPROM programmer that connects to one of your computer's RS-232C ports.
[author : Robert Jacobs]
PC-Pedal. Footmouse. and Light Pen.
[author : Chris Pappas]
A software package that interviews and entertains.
[author : Hugh Kenner]
A low-end thermal printer.
[author : Robert D. Swearengin]
A resident print processor for IBM PCs and compatibles.
[author : Alan R. Miller]
Readers respond to previous reviews.
Jerry looks at a wide assortment of products.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
EM/3 + is an operating-system unification adapter.
[author : William M. Raike]
Ezra talks about Boxes & Arrows, Stella Boxcalc, Interlace, and PC-Outline.
[author : Ezra Shapiro]
The bout resumes, with comparisons and benchmarks.
[author : Bruce Webster]
Dick describes an object-oriented programming system.
[author : Dick Pountain]
This equation offers another method to solve word problems.
[author : Robert T. Kurosaka]