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Richard Russell

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BBC BASIC for SDL 2.0 version 1.35a released
« on: April 06, 2023, 11:42:19 AM »
I have released version 1.35a of BBC BASIC for SDL 2.0 - the cross-platform programming language for Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Raspberry Pi OS, Android, iOS and in-browser.  The changes in this version are as follows:
  • BASIC Interpreter / Run Time Engine

    Non-file devices (e.g. serial ports) now use unbuffered I/O on all platforms, not just Windows.

    Fatal errors set the exit code (%ERRORLEVEL% in Windows) to 512 rather than zero, although this normally won't affect Linux.

    Fixed a bug causing PLOT 68 to plot something, when it shouldn't!

    Fixed READ crashing if there are no DATA statements (ARM and 64-bit editions only).

  • Example Programs

    Added blacksmith.bbc and carousel.bbc in examples/sounds/.

    Added welcome.bbc, from the BBC Micro Welcome Disc, in examples/general/ (this is sensitive to the PLOT 68 bug).
This version may be downloaded, for all the supported platforms, from the usual location.  The GitHub repository has also been updated.


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Re: BBC BASIC for SDL 2.0 version 1.35a released
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2023, 10:52:08 PM »
Thanks Richard for the update!
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