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Making my first complicated BASIC program
Created on: 30-09-2019 By Gee
It's been a long time since I posted anything on here. I've let the ball drop as it were!
A few things have been going on since I last posted. I started making a how to video on making an external 3.5" floppy drive for the Amstrad cpc 6128. After recording a bit of footage and editing it down a bit, I managed to delete my /home partition on my pc when I was updating my OS that I was using for making said video. So, I've lost all my footage. I'm not sure yet if I will re-record it all and try again. In the meantime I decided that I would try making a more complicated (yet simple enough) program to get to grips with using Locomotive BASIC.
I can't remember why I chose to make this particular program, but I somehow did...
Whats the program I hear you ask? well it's one where you can input a date in numerical format and it will fire out what day of the week it was/is. Completely pointless, but a good exercise in making routines and using variables etc.
I am now looking into making it a bit better looking so that I can learn how to make graphics etc.
If you fancy having a look or using the program, you can download it below.