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Good Amiga books available?
« on: June 30, 2019, 06:26:38 PM »
What are the Amiga OS books to have? I am mainly thinking about covering at least 3.1 and perhaps slightly beyond. Physical books, e-books and PDFs are of interest.

So far I collected the NDKs, RKMs and some DevCon papers, but I do not seem to have the DevCon floppies anymore. There are probably some good third party books I am not familiar with.

My main interest is to understand the OS, APIs and programming practises, mainly C. Some book about in depth understanding of Amiga hardware programming techniques can also be fun.

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Re: Good Amiga books available?
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2019, 09:01:08 PM »
The only book I know that cover Amiga OS 3.0 is Mappong the Amiga 2nd édition. For HW banging No AGA is the HRM.

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Re: Good Amiga books available?
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2020, 12:56:55 AM »
Cannot vouch for all of them but there are several new books to be found here:
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Re: Good Amiga books available?
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2020, 06:32:53 PM »
I'll be reading The Lightwave Power Guide (Published by New Riders) and Blitz Basic Programming Base by Adam Zalepa this Christmas ;-) I'm not so interested with the OS but the killer apps that were released for the system. I would be great to make a game like Super Skidmarks with the old software!
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Re: Good Amiga books available?
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2020, 07:03:38 PM »
A wide and quite good overview is presented in this
book. Of course there is nthing really new to be found.