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  • Blog Post: Lego Mindstorms EV3 extension for Small Basic - EV3 Basic!!!

    Using the EV3 extension for Small Basic 1.2, you can use Small Basic to program your Lego Mindstorm EV3 robots! This is a great next step for teachers and parents looking to lay the groundwork on their kids' futures and careers. Lego Mindstorms is a big step toward engineering and computer development...
  • Blog Post: jadamelio’s Small Basic Featured Article - Extensions

    One of the most valuable features of Small Basic is the ability to extend and add features to the language, allowing you design and create beyond the limits of the vanilla options. The LitDev extension is a very popular example, it adds new methods to abstract common procedures as well as implementing...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic: The Improved I/O Extension

    From Gungan37 in this Forums thread ... ====================== I have spent the last few months writing the IO Extension in C#. It provides hundreds of methods to do all kinds of different things. It includes support for: Network server / client communications Use of over 20 Windows Forms...
  • Blog Post: Windows Forms I/O Extension for Small Basic

    Note - They took down this project. Gungan's working on a new version. New features/changes to the Web Forms in version 2.0: Chart control Changed the class's name to "Forms" instead of "WindowsFormsForSmallBasic". There is an updated sample with ID: ZQX928. The information is provided...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Interview - Liam McSherry (C#, C++, D, & Small Basic)

    Welcome to our first interview where we interview folks from the Small Basic community! We're starting with the winner of our contest to write Small Basic articles on TechNet Wiki. Liam's Profile Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What programming languages do you use? Well...
  • Blog Post: Featured Article - Small Basic: How to Create an Extension Using C#

    Liam McSherry won our TechNet Wiki contest ! Here is a sample of the winning article... Introduction Microsoft Small Basic, while a good language for a beginner, is rather limited once you really get into programming. If you feel you're rather advanced with Small Basic, but you also feel that...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Contest Winners!!! - TechNet Wiki Content

    A few weeks ago I announced the Small Basic on TechNet Wiki Contest . Last week I provided an update . Today we're going to announce our winners! The Microsoft judges were Mike H, Ray FAST, and me. The first category is Best Article . We're looking for articles that are thorough, visually...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Extensions Gallery

    UPDATED 01/31/16: Added Fremy's Extension as a featured extension. On 11/2/15: Added LitDev and EV3 Basic. On 6/13/13: Added Timo So's MoreOptions Extension. On 5/31/13: Added NaochanOn's Barcode Extension. ============================ FEATURED EXTENSIONS: Lego Mindstorms EV3 Basic ( info...
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