[Coco] Rainbow IDE and OS-9 Development
operator at coco3.com
Mon Jan 22 15:28:41 EST 2007
Wanna see something very neat? Keep in mind that all of this is done
completely from the Rainbow IDE from the time you edit your source
code, click Go, and see the pop-up CoCo appear. No real CoCo is
needed depending on what kind of hardware testing is needed in your
Attached is a jpeg image of M.E.S.S. (called from the Rainbow IDE)
running NitrOS-9 with my OS-9 disk containing 'rmatest' sitting in
DRIVE 1 (/d1).
Now all I have to do is add the feature to Rainbow that auto-mounts
an OS-9 system disk in DRIVE 1 and your built disk in DRIVE 2, or
provide a premade system disk in DRIVE 1 and send your programs to it instead.
When the CoCo window appears, type DOS, wait for NitrOS-9 to boot,
and at the prompt type in the name of your program(s), and
voila. Copy the .dsk to a real CoCo floppy when you're done with
Ofcourse, this is the plan and should be possible in the upcoming
Rainbow IDE 2.0.
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