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    Small Basic Program Gallery

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    9/3/13 UPDATE : Added Eora Duck Hunt. On 6/29: Added SBCraft. On 6/12: Added String Searcher. On 5/22: Added Abacus Beads, Chomper, Go Simulator, Minesweeper, Piano, and Shapes Editor. On 3/9: Added Basketball, Catch Game, Graph, LED Display, Metronome...
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    Small Basic Extensions Gallery

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    UPDATED 6/13/13 : Added Timo So's MoreOptions Extension. On 5/31/13: Added NaochanOn's Barcode Extension. ============================ The impossible goal is that this list will eventually contain every quality extension made for Small Basic...
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    6 Lessons to learn Small Basic and graduate to Visual Basic!

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    Learn how to use Small Basic and to graduate to Visual Basic... in 6 steps! Lesson 1: Getting Started with Small Basic Lesson 1.1: Introduction to Small Basic - Estimated time to complete this sub-lesson: 30 minutes Lesson 1.2: Statements...
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    Small Basic - Elementary & Middle Student Testimonials

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    Last Updated: 10/21/13 - Anne's son . 8/25/13: Added Lisa M's daughter, Amber. On 6/20/13: Added 8Bit Pony . On 6/10: Added Michelle P's son, Heather H's son, and Jalynn P's kid. On 5/27: Added Leslie E's son , Eddie D's daughter and Linda B's son . On...
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    What are the 14 Keywords of Small Basic?

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    In the Small Basic FAQ , it mentions there are 14 keywords: What are the unique features of the Small Basic language? Size The Small Basic language consists of just 14 keywords. ========== Of the 14 keywords, we'll cover 16 of them in...
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    Small Basic - The 50 Line Challenge

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    From Coding Cat : Working on developing projects for my Intro to Programming class, I reminded myself of an article I read back in the early days of the PC. The article was in one of the first PC only magazines, and it was publishing the results...
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    Click the Button - Small Basic Featured Program

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    Today's featured program is Click the Button . Gah! I edited it and lost the embed. I can't get it back. Here's an image of the program: Today's featured program is "Click the Button" by Timo Sö . It's very challenging. How far can you...
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    How to debug Small Basic programs

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    Today's guest blogger is Nonki Takahashi : About Nonki in his own words: I am an amateur programmer. I used to program with one of BASIC language on an 8-bit micro computer when I was a collage student. At 2010, I started to program...
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    Small Basic Tutorial: A Simple Savings Calculator For Kids

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    Today, we have a special guest blogger, Philip Conrod ! He is sharing with us an excerpt from their book for kids, Beginning Microsoft Small Basic by Philip Conrod and Lou Tylee. You can find their books and other materials at the Computer Science For...
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    Small Basic - The Physics Challenge (October Challenges)

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    Welcome to the monthly SmallBasic Challenge! These challenges are intended for people who are learning to program for the first time or for those returning to programming who want to start using SmallBasic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but...
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    The Unique Features of the Small Basic Language

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    This blog post originates with the question in the Small Basic FAQ . We also wanted to give the community a chance to answer this question in depth in the TechNet Wiki article . What are the unique features of the Small Basic language? Imperative...
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    Small Basic - New TechNet Wiki Contest!!!

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    Small Basic is now on TechNet Wiki ! Thanks to Noah Buscher , we already have two Small Basic articles on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic How to Create a Small Basic Extension Thanks to Nonki Takahashi for translating them into Japanese already...
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    1942 - Featured Small Basic Program

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    Today we're featuring 1942 - by Laurent20 . For better performance, play the game locally by going here . Or play it online here . It's amazing how far we've come, huh? I remember playing this in the arcade. Now, in my chair. Well great...
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    Got ideas for the Small Basic blog?

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    Assuming you use Small Basic, of course. =^) We'll interview key community folks, we'll discuss Small Basic education, feature some programs, and enjoy some community conversations. What are your ideas? - Tall Basic Ed
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    Getting Johnny to Code (response to "Why Can't Johnny Code?")

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    Today's guest blogger is Coding Cat, Matthew Parets: Coding Cat's Profile Coding Cat is Matthew Parets, a Computer Science teacher, one that I would have loved to have had. You probably would too, after you read this blog post. Here is...
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    Small Basic - TechNet Wiki Contest Update!!

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    This content contest is coming to a close. Read about it here: Small Basic - New TechNet Wiki Contest!!! Here are our contestants for the "Best Article": http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/13342.small-basic.aspx - Noah...
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    Small Basic - The Wave Challenge (September Challenge Results)

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    You can find the challenges of the month in the Small Basic forums . Here are the October challenges . For the September challenge , the Wave Challenge was offered in the Physics Challenge section: Create a program to simulate waves. Quite a general...
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