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BBC Micro Elite

Index of all deep dive articles

This index contains every deep dive article on this site, grouped by category. If you want to learn how Elite works under the hood, then this is the section for you.

Dashboard
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Drawing circles
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  • Drawing circles - The routines that draw planets and the hyperspace and docking tunnels
  • The ball line heap - How we remember the lines used to draw circles so they can be redrawn

Drawing lines
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Drawing pixels
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Drawing planets
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Drawing ships
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Drawing suns
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  • Drawing the sun - Drawing and storing the sun, and the systems on the Short-range Chart

Flight
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Keyboard
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  • The key logger - Supporting concurrent in-flight key presses using a key logger

Main loop
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Market
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Maths (Arithmetic)
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Maths (Geometry)
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Moving
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Save and load
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Screen mode
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Stardust
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Tactics
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Text
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Universe
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Utility routines
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