[Coco] DECB or ECB Compiler
Carlos Martins Nabeto
cmnabeto at bol.com.br
Sun Sep 19 20:20:29 EDT 2010
Thanks, Little John!
And do you know what's of them are "the best compiler" for CoCo3?
CBASIC3 or MLBASIC???
There was any review on The Rainbow Magazine? Or some documentation
on .pdf / .txt / .doc about them???
Thanks more a time!
Em Sáb, 2010-09-18 às 19:16 -0500, Little John escreveu:
> There were three compilers for the Color Computer that I remember. The first
> was by Aardvark International and was very limited being hybrid BASIC/ML
> itself. The second was either wasatchware's or Cer-Comp's - I can't remember
> which of these two came first. Initially, Wasatchware's MLBASIC was for the
> CoCo 1 and 2. Later, MLBASIC was for the CoCo 3. Cer-Comp offered CBASIC for
> the CoCo 1 and 2 and later CBASIC 3 for the CoCo 3. Now, even if you could
> find these, I couldn't be sure they would work on the clones - it depends
> upon how close the clones are to the CoCo. MLBASIC for the CoCo 3 and CBASIC
> 3 supported most (if not all) of the CoCo 3 BASIC commands, however, a
> compiled program with one of these CoCo 3 compilers would only run on a CoCo
> 3 because the CoCo 1 and 2 lack the hardware needed for much of the advanced
> graphics commands, 40/80 column screens, etc. Also, I believe all of the
> compilers were integer only. If anyone has better info or corrections on
> this, or even where to find the older MLBASIC and CBASIC for CoCo 1 and 2 -
> please let us know - Thanks
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carlos Martins Nabeto" <cmnabeto at bol.com.br>
> To: "CoCoList" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Sent: Saturday, September 18, 2010 6:48 PM
> Subject: [Coco] DECB or ECB Compiler
> > Anybody knows if exists any DECB or ECB compiler?? If yes, is it
> > compatible with Expanded Color BASIC of CoCo3?
> > Here, in Brazil, the CoCo clones (Prológica CP400, LZ Color64, Varix
> > VC-50, Codimex CD6809 and Dynacom MX1600) -- all of them compatible with
> > CoCo1&2 and released between 1984 and 1985 -- were soon "replaced" by
> > MSX-compatible machines (Gradiente Expert and Sharp Hot-Bit) and CoCo
> > clones disappeared in 1986... Unfortunately, here never appear an CoCo3
> > clone too...
> > Because there were few releases for CoCo in Brazil (software, books,
> > accessories etc.) and, if existed any ECB/DECB compiler, certainly it
> > wasn't released (and reviewed too) here.
> > Thanks,
> > Carlos
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