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General Category => Emulators => Topic started by: PaultheRoman on 04:25, 06 March 21

Title: Emulator for Programming
Post by: PaultheRoman on 04:25, 06 March 21
Question guys, is WinApe still the best emulator for learning to program? Does anyone know what happened to the developer?
Title: Re: Emulator for Programming
Post by: goksteroo on 11:30, 06 March 21
You'll get arguments and differences of opinions over any answers!!
I use WinApe as I'm used to it. It does all I want and seems to work fine for basic and MC programming.
Title: Re: Emulator for Programming
Post by: PaultheRoman on 15:06, 06 March 21
I see. I just wanted to know if there's something equally good that is open-source and/or more updated, as the developer of WinApe seems to have disappeared from the planet.
Title: Re: Emulator for Programming
Post by: norecess on 16:43, 06 March 21
There are newcomers into the emulation scene, some pretty close (RetroVirtualMachine) or even slightly better (ACE) than WinAPE ; unfortunately they are closed source and/or not available for Windows.
But some others recent emulators are also available now, open-source etc. with all the great benefits we can think about. They are doing good, but not exactly equal to WinAPE, especially for debugging purposes. Those emulators are all going into the good direction, so let's be patient and help them with bug reports, suggestions etc!  ;)
Title: Re: Emulator for Programming
Post by: PaultheRoman on 18:47, 06 March 21
But some others recent emulators are also available now, open-source etc. with all the great benefits we can think about. They are doing good, but not exactly equal to WinAPE, especially for debugging purposes. Those emulators are all going into the good direction, so let's be patient and help them with bug reports, suggestions etc!  ;)


Like which ones then?
Title: Re: Emulator for Programming
Post by: roudoudou on 19:02, 06 March 21

Like which ones then?
http://cngsoft.no-ip.org/cpcec.htm
if you use Linux, NoRecess did an enhanced version very cool for debug/trace/etc.
Title: Re: Emulator for Programming
Post by: GUNHED on 18:30, 07 March 21
WinAPE ist greaf for Plus emulation.
For best DSK handling use Caprice.
For best overall emulation and gimmicks use JavaCPC.
And I like WinCPC for debugging.
Title: Re: Emulator for Programming
Post by: SkulleateR on 18:47, 07 March 21
http://cngsoft.no-ip.org/cpcec.htm (http://cngsoft.no-ip.org/cpcec.htm)
if you use Linux, NoRecess did an enhanced version very cool for debug/trace/etc.
Did anyone ever compiled this for 64Bit Raspbian ?
Title: Re: Emulator for Programming
Post by: roudoudou on 19:41, 07 March 21
Did anyone ever compiled this for 64Bit Raspbian ?
try yourself, there is "only" to type "make" in the repository (maybe install some packages like ncurses, ...)

https://gitlab.com/norecess464

Title: Re: Emulator for Programming
Post by: SkulleateR on 22:04, 07 March 21
try yourself, there is "only" to type "make" in the repository (maybe install some packages like ncurses, ...)

https://gitlab.com/norecess464 (https://gitlab.com/norecess464)


This works like a charme, never did those things until now but it´s working (really well) on my Raspberry Pi 400  ;D


Only thing not working is the audio level, allways stays at 100%, even if I choose 25% ... but hey, doesn´t matter ... THANKS  :)
Title: Re: Emulator for Programming
Post by: CPCBEGIN on 00:20, 12 March 21
Did anyone ever compiled this for 64Bit Raspbian ?
I compile it and it works, but finally return to 32 bit raspbian because there was a lot of emulators and other software with problems.