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  • Blog Post: Featured Small Basic Program - XY Graph from Bluegrams!

    Download the application here: XY Graph XY Graph is a function plotting program coded with Small Basic. It is able to plot different types of functions into a simple coordinate system. XY Graph also can create score tables. About XY Graph XY Graph uses the same syntax analysis as 123 Calculator...
  • Blog Post: 123 Calculator and Christmas Tree Turtle

    123 Calculator & Christmas Tree Turtle It kind of rhymes and certainly repeats. Once again Bluegrams has packed and shipped us 2 ace programs. The rhythm is that all of Bluegrams programs are well written with readable code, robust and presented nicely. This package is diverse. One is a...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Game: Small Block Builder v.0.1.1

    Small Block Builder is a Small Basic game in the open explorative style of Minecraft. It is created by Bluegrams . It's been updated, so let's dig into that update! This forum thread is about the game Small Block Builder. Small Block Builder is a Minecraft-like block building game where you can...
  • Blog Post: Illumination in Small Basic

    I made a sample program of illumination in Small Basic. The program ID is JRV115 . I recommend you to run this program locally. Because, in browser, this program is little slow. I wish you happy holidays and have a great 2016!
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Program - Fluid Particle Simulation

    Sam Gerard made this fluid simulation with LitDev's help! Here is Sam's profile: _'-'_ In Sam's words... I built a program to simulate water particles, its not very accurate or fast, but its the best I could do. I was just wondering if anyone had any ideas of what I could add/change in...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - TOC for Challenges, Blog Posts and Wiki Articles

    There are lots of information about Small Basic on the internet - especially on MSDN forums, blogs, TechNet Wiki articles. So I made tables of contents for them. Monthly Challenges The titles and the links for the Monthly Challenges are listed in a TechNet Wiki article . But, it's difficult to...
  • Blog Post: Drawing Pictures with Small Basic

    Today's topic is how to draw (paint) pictures by programs (or via programming) with Small Basic. Program can repeat, simulate, calculate and convert. Following pictures are the samples of these features. Using Repeat Have you felt complicated to repeat drawing something similar? That will be...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Program - Wavelength To RGB Converter

    This featured program comes from Pappa Lapub. Here's a small WavelengthToRGB converter that does just what it's name says, with different linear functions for R, G and B like this: ID: RCP237 (Right click in GW for Help) Also featured in the Small Basic Forum on MSDN here: https://social...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - Controls and Challenges

    Last and this month, controls challenges are going in the Challenge of the Month . So today, I'd like to write about Controls. Controls in Small Basic There are three controls in Small Basic - button, text input box and multi-line text input box. Following sample screen shots are from a program...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Shapes from Microsoft Office

    Today, I'd like to introduce about how to convert shapes created by Microsoft Office to Small Basic shapes. This time I'm using PowerPoint to draw pictures with shapes. To convert pictures, I wrote PowerPoint macro (VBA). We can do as well with Excel or Word. I uploaded the PowerPoint Macro-Enabled...
  • Blog Post: Featured Games: Small Block Builder & Triple Six!

    Today's blog features 2 awesome games coded by Bluegrams . You can download the games from these 2 links: Small Block Builder & Triple Six! I've just played both these games and the game play is spot on and the GUI's leave nothing to the imagination. Bluegrams helps the user drill straight...
  • Blog Post: Oculus Rift with Small Basic!

    Today's blog post is a Featured Forum Thread and comes from today's guest blogger: Zock77 Enjoy: ==================================== Hey Guys! For those of you who have heard of, or own an Oculus Rift, I have found some cool applications for it in Small basic. The Oculus has two...
  • Blog Post: NUI Grab - Kinect for Small Basic Sample Program

    I made a sample program using KinectBodyList object in Small Basic programming language. The program has been uploaded as TCG608 . NUI stands for Natural User Interface. You can drag and drop the circle (ellipse) in this program with your right hand. KinectBodyList.GetHandState operation can return...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Program - Database Sample

    I would like to share a database sample program. There are extension methods to handle databases using SQL, but I wanted to do something in standard Small Basic with no extensions. The idea was to have a file based database that can be edited and sorted interactively in the GraphicsWndow. I also wanted...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Program - A crazy way to draw a clown

    In our September Small Basic Challenges , LitDev offered this challenge: Graphics Challenge Draw a picture of a clown Jibba Jabba posted this solution: Here's my browser solution for Clown drawing: Click me Import ID: LDD298-1 I scanned the image, parsed the pixel XY...
  • Blog Post: Pendulum Sim - Small Basic Featured Program

    In the September challenges , LitDev presented us with a... Physics Challenge Animate a physically realistic pendulum Try to get its period correct for the scale length of the swing See here or many other sites on this topic Jibba Jabba rose to the challenge: ...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Program - Swimming Shark

    Here's a program from NaochanON: http://smallbasic.com/program/?NBL543-3 The August challenges included... Draw a shark swimming See all the August challenges here: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/686e4fe0-e21f-4171-994e-c4d195793eb9/challenge-of-the-month...
  • Blog Post: Batting Practice - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today, I will introduce a game posted on a Small Basic forum thread Nominate games (or other programs) here to get featured on our Blog! (PART 3) . The game is Batting Practice written by Cody_M. He just started learning how to program this year and made a game called Batting Practice ( VNT440...
  • 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: jadamelio’s Weekly Program Feature - WireFrame Maze

    Back in 2013, Ed wrote a blog post about Old Basic Coder’s 3D Maze and Ray Caster Maze. These programs inspired the “ Small Basic Community Challenge: Want to turn this 3D Maze into an RPG? ” that resulted in some great discussion and additions to the maze. I’d like to take a...
  • Blog Post: Dragon Versus Turtle - Small Basic Featured Game by Nonki

    Here is the latest version of the game: HMP803-5 Move mouse to rotate Turtle Click to throw a star targeting Dragon's head You can throw 10 stars at a time This game comes from Small Basic Community Council member, Nonki Takahashi . Website : nonkit.com/en/ ...
  • Blog Post: A BASIC Emulator - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today, I'd like to introduce a ZX Spectrum Emulator written in Small Basic by Tryhest. The ZX Spectrum is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982. This program is introduced in following thread in Small Basic forum. small basic graphic and animations and more ...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - Thar Be Dragons!!!

    Over in the May challenges from LitDev: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/49548117-105e-4f79-b20f-709901f5784e/challenge-of-the-month-may-2015?forum=smallbasic I suggested some dragon games: Community Suggestion (By Ed Price) Write a Dragon Game. It can be any game where...
  • Blog Post: Slot Machines - Small Basic Featured Program

    In LitDev's April Challenges: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/3b975ffc-cbfd-407c-ab95-74912e57c65d/challenge-of-the-month-april-2015?forum=smallbasic We had the... Game Challenge Write a slot machine game - pull the handle, spin the wheels and win win win. Jibba Jabba...
  • Blog Post: Advanced Turtle Graphics - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today I will introduce an extended version of Turtle Graphics program written by qwx. This program is announced as comments in my blog post last week. Qwx's program was DMX970. Updated points from my XVK119-3 were: Shortened commands Colors Main repeat loop must be in the first line ...
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