New MAME 0.237-1 (official) package available as well as other updates

Big update day, today. The latest version of MAME is now available (0.237) as well as a new ‘Clone Systems Menu.’ Some of these new system clones are experimental and may not be fully featured or even work at all. I’ll continue to provide updates for them (if/when they are available). When updating your CoCo-Pi, […]

New MC-10 preliminary integration support using geany editor/IDE

Hot on the heels of the Toolshed cecb update is preliminary support for the MC-10 using geany. You can now create/edit BASIC programs in geany and have it automatically create a .WAV file, launch MAME and use the cassette controls to CLOAD it. Here are some screenshots of it in action: I’ll be adding this […]

Added updated version of ‘cecb’ utility

A new version of the ‘cecb’ utility from the Toolshed project has been added. This version provides support for the MC-10. Thank you, Tim Lindner, for this update! More information about the update can be found here: https://sourceforge.net/p/toolshed/code/ci/6b622a89f3b03ce539dfb894dd48254d7783a3d4/ When updating your CoCo-Pi, please make sure to select “Update CoCo-Pi from git repo” and “Run CoCo-Pi […]

New Visual Studio Code IDE and extensions are now available in latest CoCo-Pi update

Even though geany has been installed as a very functional text editor/IDE for CoCo/Dragon development, this latest update adds Visual Studio Code as an alternative development IDE and some 6×09/BASIC/ASM specific extensions. More information about Visual Studio Code can be found here: https://code.visualstudio.com/ Information on the extensions installed can be found here: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=blairleduc.6×09-assemblyhttps://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=Tandy.6×09-assemblyhttps://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=Tandy.color-basichttps://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=jasonpittman.cocotools When updating […]

New XRoar package is available (0.37-1745)

Ciaran posted another MC-10 machine update to XRoar. Perform an “Update CoCo-Pi from git repo” on the Administration (Utilities) Menu and then install this latest package. Thanks, Ciaran!

New XRoar package is available (0.37-1696) now with MC-10 support!

Ciaran has been busy with XRoar. He’s added preliminary MC-10 support! Perform an “Update CoCo-Pi from git repo” on the Administration (Utilities) Menu and then install this latest package. There is a new MC-10 XRoar menu as well. More CoCo-Pi updates planned for tomorrow as I get caught up with a few things.

New rclone package for CoCo-Pi

I’ve added the rclone package to CoCo-Pi for use with Cloud drive based services. It’s something that used to be part of the older CoCo-Pi distributions, but it seemed like it wasn’t used (or perhaps people did not even know it was there) so I did not add it to this lastest release of CoCo-Pi. […]

New QB64 package is now available

For those developers who like to use BASIC, a new QB64 package is now available for installation (2.0 development). Here’s the changelog for 2.0: https://www.qb64.org/portal/changelog-for-v2-0/ … and here’s a short video about this new version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-ZJ4QKuiK4&ab_channel=QB64Team The existing QB64 1.5 will remain installed and either version can be used. QB64 1.5 can be removed at […]

New CoCo-Pi case for RPi400

There’s a brand new 3D printed case (from John Strong) for CoCo-Pi users that have a RPi400. He’s posted pics and more information about it on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/748644118674047/permalink/1666219396916510/ Please contact John directly (via Messenger) for ordering information.

New Dragon 64 attract mode demo mode with SuperSprite FM+ board support!

A new “Dragon 64 Attract Mode” option has been added to the CoCo-Pi which showcases John Whitworth’s 6×09 SuperSprite FM+ add-on board for the Dragon and CoCo computers. You can find out more about the board from John’s site: https://www.dragonplus-electronics.co.uk/super-sprite-fm-plus/ Thanks to Nigel Barnes for adding support to MAME for this device (as of MAME […]

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