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Nick Yates Software is a software developer originally from the UK (United Kingdom) but Now lives and trades from the Philippines, he still trades with UK pounds but now also with PHP (Philippine pecos) if you have any questions or requested please contact me on my email --- @: nick@nick-yates.co.uk or looks for me on Facebook : nick yates software or twitter : nickatessoft, you can also find me on Linkdin and on Google+ plus nickster2013abc@gmail.com ---, n_g_yates@hotmail.com MSN and finally SKYPE : ng1971 ...

The Sinclair ZX81 also known as Timex 1000 in US was a home computer that started the revolution of cheap affordable computer that anyone could own.  The computer was a massive hit however it was done very cheaply like most of Sinclair's products they had many draw backs like poor design and cheap components were notorious with Sinclair but he still managed to break sales records with a computer under £99.


CPU : Z80A Ferranti/MOS

BUS : 8 BIT

RAM : 1024 BYTE (1K)

ROM : 4096 BYTES (4K)


GRAPHICS : ULA


SYSTEM TYPE: DIRTY ROM (ZX81 BASIC IN ROM)


FORS:

CHEAP and POPULAR, helped a lot of developers discover there potential in limited memory systems and hardware.


AGAINST:

Poor design, Ram packs needed blutac and often crashed,membranes were awkward, heat sink heated up a lot and could burn and melt base of chassis.

The Tatung Einstein, created in UK by Roy Clarke


CPU : Z80A - 4.3 Mhz

BUS : 8 BIT

RAM : 81920 BYTE 80K)

ROM : 16384 BYTES (16K)


GRAPHICS : SPRITE & 40/32 text modes


SYSTEM TYPE: CLEAN BOOT (XTAL MOS)


FORS:

3” Disk drives 180K each, 16 colours, 4 sprite and stereo generator .. Easy to upgrade


AGAINST:

Heavy, shame it was not as popular so hence lack of software but it was able to handle CP/M  so that was good.


The IBM PC AT this is not the IBM AT pictured!


CPU : Intel 80286 - 6Mhz / 16Mhz

BUS : 16 BIT

RAM : 1152MB (640MB+512MB)

ROM : UNKNOWN

BIOS: IBM


GRAPHICS : VGA 1MB 2TheMax ISA


SYSTEM TYPE: CLEAN BOOT (BIOS/DISK)


FORS:

Made my step dad paranoid about using electric :D


AGAINST:

Heavy and that classic noisey hard drive wow that was so much a heavy PC case.


WELCOME TO NICK YATES SOFTWARE


Who am I? And what is my back ground.


I was introduced to computers at a young age mainly learning program simple 8 bit computers at the time, mainly around 1983 I was introduced to my first ever computer a Sinclair ZX81 with 1K Ram this machine started me on the path to learning to program its 1K was obviously very limited and there was not a lot could with 1024 bytes of ram but it was the start to my obsession in learning to program these small devices which was a pain as if the power cable came out or the it froze I had to start all over again I remember writing down my code on paper line by line as I went along so that if it crashed I had to write it all over again but it was amazing to see my programs come to life and do things on the screen which impressed people even though a lot just thought that the computer done it its self but obviously not many years passed and I reached the age of 17 in 1987 and I started college in Manchester for a group called YMCA TFL which was a youth training scheme run by the YMCA and my interest in computer got me plenty of time with there computers inside the computer suite and I started programming BBC B and Master along side a database and a few games I developed for the Amstrad PCW 8256 computers back then which got me interested in the world of CP/M and clean computers (Basic not in ROM) machines, I learnt quickly that I could develop quite impressive coding which was not thought possible on such a limited machine but never the less I managed it, as I was in college I was able to save up and buy my first owned computer which was a Z80 based Tatung Einstein TC01 - quite a powerful computer with 80K Ram most had 64K at time and a built in 250K 3” Compact Floppy Drive which helped me save my programs and was a lot more versatile than the ZX81 as there was colour and a character set with upper and lower case which the ZX81 did not have.


The Tatung Einstein was the beginning really of me learning to program computers as the Einstein was able to load into memory certain programming languages I could explore and learn such as Xtal Basic, Mbasic, MicroSoft Basic, HI Soft Basic, MOS, Z80 Assembler, DR Logo among the many but primary was Xtal Basic and Z80 Assembler which helped me understand the way computers worked.


Jumping a few years until my 21st Birthday my father gave me my first IBM PC which was actually an IBM AT/PC pictured right, this began me learning MS-DOS and PC environment realising that the next step was this route, learning how they worked like the hardware repairs and installation of operating systems right up to this day.


Programming History

1987: Chuni’s Oil Products - I wrote my first program on the Amstrad PCW 8512 for a small food company and sold it to them for £15 as I was a minor.  It was designed to keep there accounting on computer.


1987: At same time I developed the first ever YMCA Database for storing accounts of students in the college on a BBC Master which was a sequential filing system on 5 ¼ disks until it was transferred to PC. (Non payment)


1991: Doctors Surgery (Holly hedge) - Developed around 72% of a doctors database to manage patients with certain categories within the search such as age and area of living ect just by typing like “Age 21 +peel hall +male”  would search the database for someone male and who is 21 in peel hall ect similar to Googles search criteria but this predates tht search.


1992: Current employer at time British Kaumagraph Transfers which was a database and spread sheet manager for tracking quality control which worked perfectly however they were not prepared to pay me for my hard work so the project got abandoned.


1998: Ashley Ainsworth - Developed in DOS a backup system which automatically backed up files to a ZIP Drive plus tweaked certain scripts within Borland Paradox back then as they need tweaks to the database.  I also built a few computers whilst I was there.


Starting of the Website Design


I developed my first website early 2000 as a training exercise but I was getting paid for it too, the site was a simple HTML website designed in AOL Press (Primitive  but useful Website design tool), The site was called Grindlestone Egde Kennels and Cattery and we a very good attempt at my first website (see here the site), I received for the first attempt around £175 and some bits I needed like a monitor and few a other bits.


The second  website I ever developed was and still is on the Internet, see here the original photo (visit site)


The third website I developed was a joint attempt with my sister as we setup a small website company called back then UKWEBDESIGNS which worked along side our fathers website UK NET SERVICES which was a company that submitted to major search engines back then (see photo).


After those websites were developed I done a few odd websites shown below as projects some are still active some are not due to liquidation, side shutdown or non-starting projects.

Ascot flat Roofs


Status :deleted

Cakes and More


Status :deleted

Manchester flat roofs


Status : Active


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Now


I still develop websites and applications for desktop/laptop and mobile devices however I don’t live in the UK anymore, I now operate from the Philippines where I lived with my wife for a while now but I still trade as  Nick Yates Software and I keep in touch with customers in UK still.  If you wish contact me for any reason you can find me at the usual social media outlets and my email addresses are :-


nickster2013abc@gmail.com

nick@nick-yates.co.uk

Plus on facebook as Nick Yates Soffware