The girls from Leisure Suit Larry Reloaded

If you’re a fan of Leisure Suit Larry, then you might recognize those ladies from the Larry Reloaded version:

 




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Batchography: Number counting in Batch files

This is yet another article about Batch files. In this article, I am going to show you how to do number counting loops in Batch files.

For more advanced Batch scripting topics, please grab a copy of the Batchography book.

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Batchography: Useful keyboard shortcuts for editing and working with the command prompt

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In the Batchography book, not only you will learn about the command prompt’s keyboard shortcuts, macros and what not, but you will also learn the basic and fundamental topics for programming in the Batch language.

In this blog post, I present to you an excerpt from Chapter 1 in the Batchography book that covers all the useful keyboard shortcuts. My new favorite one is the F11 keyboard shortcut that is present in Windows 10 and up.

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Early MS-DOS and Word for Windows source code released

Hello everyone,

What I am sharing made the news already, but in case you missed it, here it is:

On ~March 25, 2014, the Computer History Museum (CHM) announced today that it has, with permission from Microsoft Corporation, made available original source code for two historic programs:

  • MS-DOS, the 1982 “Disk Operating System” for IBM-compatible personal computers [link]
  • …and Word for Windows, the 1990 Windows-based version of their word processor [link]

For more reference, please check here:

http://www.computerhistory.org/press/ms-source-code.html

 

Enjoy!