ZX81 Learning Lab
1981

  • Original Price : £0.00
  • Developer : Sinclair Research Ltd
  • Computer : ZX81
  • Genre : Training
  • Keyboard Controls : Yes
  • Joystick Control : No

The ZX81 Learning Lab is an eight cassette and manual for teaching the reader how to use and program the Zx81.

The manual covers the following chapters :

  • INTRODUCTION
    • Getting the ZX81 Going
    • Computer Systems
    • Generalisations
  • CHAPTER 1 The Computer as a Calculator
    • 1.1 Interaction with the system
    • 1.2 Complex expressions
    • 1.3 Variables
    • 1.4 Functions
  • CHAPTER 2 Starting to Program
    • 2.1 Simple programming
    • 2.2 Making programs re-usable
    • 2.3 Program editing
    • 2.4 Print formatting
  • CHAPTER 3 Getting Aroung (Using GOTO and IF)
    • 3.1 Iteration (1)
    • 3.2 Conditional expressions
    • 3.3 More functions
  • CHAPTER 4 Tidying Up (Program Design, FOR and NEXT)
    • 4.1 Program design
    • 4.2 Iteration (2)
    • 4.3 Iteration at work
  • CHAPTER 5 Speeding Up and Looking Nice
    • 5.1 Using conditional expression values
    • 5.2 Running modes
    • 5.3 Making use of the display facilities
    • 5.4 The ZX Printer
  • CHAPTER 6 Using the Cassette
  • CHAPTER 7 Subroutines
    • 7.1 Making use of subroutines
    • 7.2 Graph plotting
    • 7.3 Input expressions
  • CHAPTER 8 Handling Text Strings
    • 8.1 String manipulation
    • 8.2 String representation
  • CHAPTER 9 Arrays
    • 9.1 String arrays
    • 9.2 Numeric arrays
  • CHAPTER 10 From Theory Into Practice
    • 10.1 Random numbers
    • 10.2 A full program (1)
    • 10.3 A full program (2)
    • 10.4 A full program (3)
  • CHAPTER 11 A Glimpse Into Another World
    • 11.1 Inside the ZX81
    • 11.2 Machine code programming
    • 11.3 The ZX81 system variables
  • CHAPTER 12 And Finally
  • APPENDIX A A Comparison of Different Versions of BASIC
  • APPENDIX B Common Problems and Solutions
  • APPENDIX C BASIC Command Summary
  • APPENDIX D Report Codes

ZX81 Learning Lab

Year of Release : 1981

Publisher : Sinclair Research Ltd

Developer : Sinclair Research Ltd

Computers : ZX81

Genre : Training

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