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  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenges of the Month - August 2015

    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 Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will all make you think, and more importantly be GREAT FUN! Please post your solutions / partial...
  • Blog Post: jadamelio’s Weekly Program Feature - June's Small Basic challenges

    June is almost over, and there have been many great submission's to LitDev's Challenge of the Month - June 2015 ! To re-cap this month's challenges were: TextWindow Challenge: Create some ASCII art, either from an image or not. Graphics Challenge: Write a program to draw the phases...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenges of the Month - June 2015

    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 Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will all make you think, and more importantly be GREAT FUN! Please post your solutions...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenges for May 2015 - Puzzles, Money, Capatcha, Files, & Dragons! Oh My!!!

    Thanks to litdev for leading another rousing month of challenges! 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 Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will all make you...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenges - April 2015

    These challenges come from litdev and are intended for people who are learning to program for the first time or for those returning to programming who want to start using Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will all make you think, and more importantly be GREAT FUN! Please...
  • Blog Post: Battleship Games - Small Basic Featured Programs

    In the March Challenges , litdev included this challenge: Game Challenge Write a battleships game. You will need to consider how it will work with 2 players or play against the computer. Yan Grenier completed his game on 3/21: Hi all, This my solution for the Battleship...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Art - Japanese Hina Dolls

    Today's art comes from Nonki Takahashi ! Over in the March Challenge's Forum thread , Nonki submitted this Community Challenge: Community Suggestion (By Nonki) Draw a picture of doll[s]. And here is Nonki's Submission: This is my sample for community suggestion by Nonki: PPF232...
  • Blog Post: Sudden Death - Featured Small Basic Game

    Special thanks to Coding Cat for whipping up a fun little game in the March Challenges. Coding Cat submitted this community challenge: Community Suggestion (By Coding Cat) Easy: A real time countdown lock. Hard: Using the countdown clock as a theme for a game. Here's the game...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenges of the Month - March 2015

    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 Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will all make you think, and more importantly be GREAT FUN! Please post your solutions...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Monthly Challenges (February 2015) - File Listing, Gravity Missiles, 2048, Icon Editor, MP3 Size Calculator, and Hangman!!!

    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 Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will all make you think, and more importantly be GREAT FUN! Please post your solutions...
  • Blog Post: Turtle Maze Challenge

    One of January's challenges was to create a maze to be solved using the Turtle: Game Challenge Write a maze game that is navigated by the turtle, using arrow keys. Perhaps add a timer to see how quickly the player can navigate the maze. The trickiest bit will be preventing the turtle cross...
  • Blog Post: New Year Challenges

    Happy New Year and welcome to another set of monly challenges for Small Basic, Challenge of the Month - January 2015 . Small Challenge Write a TextWindow program to read in some numbers from a user. It continues to read them in until the user enters something that isn't a number. When a set...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - December Challenges

    Have a go at some of this month's Small Basic Challenges . Post your solutions. partial solutions, see what other come up with and discuss any methods etc on the forum site linked above. Small Challenges Write a program to find the square root of a number entered by a user. Write a program...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - November Challenges

    Check out this month's Forum Challenges . Provide some answers, ideas or partial answers and see how others solve them. Happy Coding. Small Challenges Write a program using the While statement to read numbers from the user until they enter a number between 5 and 10 (inclusive). Write...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenges of the Month - October 2014

    Special thanks to LitDev, as always, for hosting these challenges for us! 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 Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will all make...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - Traffic Light Challenge

    One of this month's forum challenges was to create a traffic light system. Graphics Challenge 2 Draw a traffic light that changes through the correct lighting sequence, perhaps using the Timer object. We have 2 great answers in, the first by Martin from Germany. And the second by NaochanOn...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenges for September - Traffic Light, Array from CSV, and a Stick Fighting Game!

    Special thanks to LitDev for hosting these challenges! These monthly 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 Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will all make you think...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Marionette - Sign up for the Big Challenge for September 2014!!!

    This thread is for recruiting contributors to a new group challenge that's coming from the Monthly Challenges, for September 2014. Group Challenge Apply in this thread to create a group (with two or more people) until Aug. 31. During the month of September, you'll create a marionette ...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenges of the Month - August 2014

    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 Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will all make you think, and more importantly be GREAT FUN! Please post your solutions...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - Triangle Challenge

    One of this month's challenges was set by Nonki - "Draw a picture of a regular triangle" . Here are some of the solutions: By Athasak, QQK823 This answer was shown to not be an exact equilateral triangle by Nonki and have the side ratios below. Another by Athasak after some corrections...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - About Monthly Challenges

    This is a few thoughts from writing Small Basic forum monthly challenges for 3 years. Initially they started as weekly challenges, here is the first , which was in response to a discussion topic posted by Kirkkaf. However, the weekly setup was just too fast a turn-over. It was difficult to create...
  • Blog Post: WhTurner33's Small Basic Hourglass - Featured Program

    In our June Community Challenges: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/bda60a7e-e9f5-4be3-bcac-e81d160b1fc7/challenge-of-the-month-june-2014?forum=smallbasic This was one of our challenges: Solution for Community Suggestions (by ProfessionalOfSmallBasic) . 2. Make an Adjustable...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenges of the Month - June 2014

    These monthly challenges come from our Small Basic Community Council member, litdev . 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 Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will...
  • Blog Post: SideScroller - Small Basic Featured Program

    Last month's challenges had vertical scrollers and so this month I suggested a platform type game. Here is the challenge: Game Challenge We have had the vertical scrolling game last month, so now it's the platform game. The challenge is to have some stationary platforms at varying heights...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenge of the Month - May 2014

    Another month of challenges from LitDev! Share your results in our forum: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/0fa31cf0-1957-469c-b878-7ca6728ff1b2/challenge-of-the-month-may-2014?forum=smallbasic These challenges are intended for people who are learning to program for the first...
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