Tag Archives: loaders

Initial draft of the documentation about Palace Tape Loader F1

It’s an early draft, but I thought to share it nonetheless as the “Palace Tape Loader” uses a read bit routine that does not involve the use of timers! You can have a peek at the loader’s code here. Stay … Continue reading

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More on the tape loader documentation effort!

If you’ve not had a look at my documentation of the loader written by the Mega-Save tool, which was announced here, you might want to have a look now and provide some feedback! Since the initial publishing of the information … Continue reading

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Tape loader documentation effort started

In order to share comprehensive documentation about the tape loaders I’ve studied so far, including their disassembled and commented code, I decided to start with publishing the details I gathered about the “Mega-save” utility submitted to my attention by Paul … Continue reading

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Busy day on TAPClean development

Today I’ve spent quite some time making changes and rationalisations on TAPClean’s source code. I’ve also put down a number of entries in my TODO list, which all sound quite exciting and should keep me busy for a while! I’d like … Continue reading

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TAPClean update: more rewrites

Contrarily to what I had anticipated when I said I’d be rewriting the CHR scanner next, I went on and rewrote the “Hi-Tech” and “Virgin” ones instead. These changes are now part of what I tagged as “v0_34_pre_2”, i.e. version … Continue reading

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TAPClean update for version 0.34-pre1

I decided to completely rewrite the scanner for the Burner tape loader today. The advantage from my perspective is the use of common and robust code that is easier to read and maintain: should I change the way I do one operation therein … Continue reading

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TAPClean 0.33 officially released

For updated binaries you might want to head to the project landing page on SourceForge. That said, 0.34 is under development too. I am going to rewrite a few more scanners and implement a number of rationalizations in the short … Continue reading

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