Archive for the ‘Software’ Category

TMS9918A Emulator for Parallax Propeller-2

Written April 21st, 2021 by

A few weeks ago I purchased a P2 Edge card equipped with the new Parallax Propeller-2 microcontroller. To practice and familiarize myself with the new features, I ported the emulator for the TMS9918A chip from Texas Instruments that I made for the Propeller-1.

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Yet Another TZX/CASDuino Variant

Written January 18th, 2020 by

There are several implementations of the famous TZXDuino / CASDuino audio cassette emulator for Sinclair and MSX computers, some require dedicated “shields”, others require considerable use of breadboards and flying wires, more or less simple to make. The one I propose today uses two easily available and inexpensive shields and some external components necessary for connection with the computer. Only a minimum of familiarity with the soldering iron is needed to make the few required connections.

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Game Tools

Written July 12th, 2016 by

Open source development environment for video games based on the Parallax Propeller microcontroller, made specifically for the P8X Game System console. Written in Java / SWT to be used on different operating systems, it features a C-code editor with syntax highlighting and graphical editors for tiles, sprites and game screens, as well as an integrated build sistem base on the Propeller’s variant of the GCC toolchain.

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