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Nostalgia for Programmers

IamNumber6

It's not me, it's my brain!
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Old British coding manuals from the 1980's are being released for free as PDF's by Usborne

Computer and coding books from Usborne Publishing

There are 15 books in total, from introductory books that go over the basic principles of programming, like Machine Code for Beginners, to tutorials for more complex games, like Computer Spy Games.

The books included program listings for such iconic computers as the ZX Spectrum, the BBC Micro and the Commodore 64.
 

Plaxinator

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I remember typing in pages and pages of code into my C64 with my cousins. We'd spend hours taking it in turns. Half the time it wouldn't work and we'd then spend hours trying to find where we'd gone wrong.
 

zoob

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Learned to program on Texas Instruments TI99/4 then BBC B.
Used to be posh, apparently.
Did love the C64 though. :)
 

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I started programming on the Commodore VIC-20. Good times.
 

pede2010

I'm easy!!!
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I started on my Commodore 64. After getting the programs from magazine, I actually started programming my own from scratch.
 
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