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NameCheap Very reliable, very affordable, independently-owned web-hosting service.
| By the way, it is the host for this very web-site you are viewing now .... frankosite2020.com
Wikipedia Articles .... Sitemaps - XML + Site Map (about) + robots.txt
DosBox and its copycat counterpart DosBox-X
DosBox (32-bit version only) and DosBox-X (32 and 64 bit versions) are open-source DOS emulators for running
DOS-based games and many (if not all) DOS applications on modern computers. DOS-based Windows platforms
such as Windows 3.x and 9.x are supported in full (or in part, depending on certain factors). Many of the
configuration parameters used in DosBox may be imported to DosBox-X on a case by case (IE, app by app) basis.
NotePad++ (free) TextPad ($ 16.50) NOTE TAB ($ 39.95) ..... Text and HTML editors.
Softmaker FreeOffice - Office Suite (Free Version)
An alternative to the Windows Office Suite, offered COMPLETELY FREE AND PERMANENTLY USABLE. There is
no trial period, and no need to buy a license. It does require a product key, which is absolutely free, and which can
be used to install FreeOffice on up to three different computers. The office suite is presented in a downloadable
59-megabyte (give/take) installer file which includes TextMaker (Word Processor), PlanMaker (spreadsheet) and
Softmaker Presentations (Powerpoint equivalant).
Know Your Bytes - A Graphic Chart
Easily tells you the difference between Kilobytes and Yottabytes. Chart also illustrates the visual impact
of exotic fonts, in this case "CrackerMan" for the the Pac-Man characters. The chart can be used as a
demonstration tool in any computer-related course.
Links herein are blue-colored, underlined text. Each will open up in a new window or tab.
Web-Browser Sites ... Mozilla.Org Firefox Google Chrome Opera Pale Moon
WDG - H T M L Helper Microsoft Web Developer
Web-Page Builder Sites
Qhmit (Quack-It) Web-Page Construction Tutorials Working With HTML I-Frames
QuirksMode Search Engine Aid: How to use META Tags
Email Addresses dot com Listing of HTML editors Free-Site Listing: WebMaster Freebies
MS-DOS / DOS BASIC / Minor Sites
| See also the PowerBASIC Section, located further down on this page.
Dan's Abandonware About the fate of MS-DOS and Win-3.x/9.x software
Daniel's Legacy Computer Collections All about vintage software and hardware
Q-BASIC/Quickbasic (DOS) Sites
The Q-Basic Tutorial Site A history of the language, with a 30-plus chapter tutorial on how to program with it.
QBasic News and Forum «« The forum section is new and up-to-date.
GW-BASIC (DOS) Sites GW stands for (supposedly) Gee Whiz -OR- (allegedly) Gates William
GW-BASIC (Gee Whiz!) Kindly Rat's GW-Basic Site (Archived) GW-BASIC User's Guide + Alt Site
PC-BASIC: MS-DOS Basic 3.23 Emulator PC-Basic Documentation
Windows-Mac-Linux compatible platform. Allows creating and running BASIC programs for IBM PC,
TANDY PC and certain other DOS era systems.
MS-DOS / Related
Nathan's Toasty Technology and GUI Classics
Vintage Operating Systems DOS BBS Bulletin Board Forum
FreeDOS ... Home Page Latest Version: 1.30 FreeDOS Wiki V-1.30 Release: Feb 2nd 2022
PowerBASIC Section (PB) PowerBASIC Home Page
PB Console Compiler-Current-Classic PB for Windows-Current-Classic Accessories-3rd Party
Power-BASIC Bulletin Board Forums-Current Powerbasic users can share thoughts, suggestions and source code.
Kube-0-Seven BASIC Language Demonstration Program created with the Power-BASIC Console Compiler.
Program 8032 Emulation of Commodore Basic 4.0 power-on screen, created with Power-BASIC 3.5 for DOS.
Gary Beene's Powerbasic (PB) Page + PB Intro + PB Other Sites Beene's Home Page