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Archive for the ‘MS-DOS’ Category

Saving windows command prompt history to a file – Charlie Arehart’s ColdFusion Troubleshooting Blog

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/11/14

Dumping the command prompt history

From [WayBackSaving windows command prompt history to a file – Charlie Arehart’s ColdFusion Troubleshooting Blog:

doskey /history

gives you the command history.

Redirecting with >, >> or piping with | allows you to save this to a file or filter the output.

Found via: [WayBackHow I can export the history of my commands in Windows(7) Command Prompt? – Stack Overflow

Shells that do support persistent history

Note that the command history is not persistent. If you want that, then there are two other shells that support persistent history:

Both of these found through [WayBackwindows – Is there a global, persistent CMD history? – Server Fault.

–jeroen

Posted in Microsoft Surface on Windows 7, MS-DOS, Power User, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 | Leave a Comment »

GitHub – oldcompcz/SpaceAssault: DOS space shooter in ASCII.

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/06/05

Cool [WayBackGitHub – oldcompcz/SpaceAssault: DOS space shooter in ASCII. written in pure C using Turbo C.

You can likely compile this using this:

[WayBack] Turbo C++ or C for Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 32/64-bit Full Screen Free Download – CodePlex Archive

The download is actually a small Windows wrapper around Turbo C++ 3.2: github.com/vineetchoudhary/turbocpp/releases.

Via: [WayBack] Space Assault Game The complete source code of very nice ascii-art invaders is now at GitHub. This game of Roman Hocke won second place in the High-Voltage 2017 competition… – Jaroslav Beran – Google+

–jeroen

Posted in C, Development, History, MS-DOS, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

20 years ago today: Here’s a nickel kid. Go buy yourself a real computer.

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/06/24

An eternal Dilbert strip that is based on the tiny Here’s a nickel kid. Go buy yourself a real computer fragment from single.h:

#if _FP_W_TYPE_SIZE < 32
#error "Here's a nickel kid. Go buy yourself a real computer."
#endif

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in *nix, ARM, Assembly Language, Delphi, Delphi 1, Development, Fun, Geeky, History, MS-DOS, Power User, Software Development, Windows, Windows 8.1, Windows 95, Windows NT, x86 | 2 Comments »

em-dosbox: Internet Archive port of DOSBOX in your Browser. Each New Boot a Miracle « ASCII by Jason Scott

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/12/27

Wow. Just wow. DOSBOX in a web browser.

Read this: Each New Boot a Miracle « ASCII by Jason Scott.

Then play with this: dreamlayers/em-dosbox or the integrated version here: https://archive.org/details/softwarelibrary_msdos

–jeroen

Posted in LifeHacker, MS-DOS, Power User | Leave a Comment »

 
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