Author Archives: Luigi Di Fraia

About Luigi Di Fraia

I am a Senior DevOps Engineer so I get to work with the latest technologies and open-source software. However, in my private time I enjoy retro-computing.

Further update

An update following my previous post: I have now relocated to another flat. Although things aren’t ideal, I can get on with my job and life pretty unimpaired.However, I haven’t got my development PC with me so I won’t be … Continue reading

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Long time

I thought to take a moment and reassure my readers that I am fine, but just dealing with personal stuff and being overly busy at work. For the month of November 2019, as example, there are just 21 working days … Continue reading

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WarpCopy64 client: further development

As part of the effort to support RR-Net and the WarpCopy64 server in IECHost, a while back I was developing a WarpCopy PC client. As I am delving into the WarpCopy protocol further, I expanded such client to fetch the … Continue reading

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Pondering the protocol change for IEChost

As part of the roadmap/plan for release 4.0 of the IECHost client I was thinking of rewriting the communication protocol over the USB connection, using WarpCopy64’s one as reference. Just to recap, doing so would facilitate adding support in the … Continue reading

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More d64parse binaries available

Here are the binaries I prepared: Mac OSX 64-bit Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Linux 64-bit Windows portable If you get a chance to try any of these and feel like it, then please leave a comment below!

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DC2N4-LC devices available again

For those wanting one, I now have 10 fully-built DC2N4-LC devices for sale. If interested, simply contact me.

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Beta version of d64parse available for testing!

I did some testing today for d64parse and I am happy to share binaries for Windows and Linux for end-user testing. One neat feature I added in version 1.4 is the ability to search for a filename pattern in all … Continue reading

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