June 2013

Recording games

This week I had a go at recording Amiga games in WinUAE. I want to use some bits and pieces in some upcoming articles. Having a video to show what you are referring to is such a great asset to the story. I came across a site called Games4enthusiasts which has a great tutorial on how […]

Assist 1.3

Assist 1.3 is now available to download from OS4Depot.

Amongst other things, this latest release sees some further improvements to Preferences and 50 new articles added to the A to Z.

New users can grab the latest version from OS4Depot, while existing users can update to this latest release via AmiUpdate.

1st Anniversary of X1000

It has been just over one year since I received my X1000 as part of the First Contact release. It has been a lot of fun trying out and blogging about lots of different hardware and software on it during that time!

I had hoped to do something a bit more substantial on this blog for the 1st anniversary but unfortunately I have been up to my neck in work recently and had no free time to do it - sorry!

I tawt I taw a putty tat

  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 18 June 2013

I just have to show you this tweet.

Isn't it like the best thing ever written in less than 140 characters?

Like you might have guessed, the tweet is tweeted from the oh-so elegant JAmigaTwitter console. Which evidently works.

Some sort of success

  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 16 June 2013

This is getting annoying, but I do have had some success, just this very minute. Even though it doesn't work.

Amiga paths

  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 15 June 2013

I eventually got some work done this week, but still not quite there. The problems regarding the reported file size was easily fixed, once I saw the error. It was a rather embarassing error. Apparantely the Java type "long" was defined as a 32 bit value, where Java wants a 64 bit type. Easily fixed, and kind of in the areas of what I thought was wrong. Following that fix, my current problem arise around opening file through the Java URL class, i.e. on the "file://SYS:s/startup-sequence"-form. I had the feeling this would come and bite me, sooner or later.

Slight delay

  • By: JAmiga
  • Posted on: 11 June 2013

The deadline for the bounty is closing in on me. Sadly I won't have much time to work on it this week... so my fear is that the deadline will be delayed. Hopefully only a few days though.

My recent progress has surfaced a few specific issues I have to deal with prior releasing a beta version.

Assist 1.2

Assist 1.2 is now available to download from OS4Depot.

This latest release sees lots of a new ARexx commands added for to Assist's ARexx port and a fresh layout for Preferences.