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  • Blog Post: Small Basic: Stack Basics - Featured Article

    I'd like to introduce you to LitDev 's article here: Small Basic: Stack Basics Here is an excerpt: What is a Stack A stack is an ordered list where entries are added (pushed) and retrieved (popped) in a last-in first-out order. The name stack come from the fact that it is like a stack...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Program: A Walking Man -- Animated in Code!

    From the July Challenges: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/c80d0e11-66c8-4f11-b4b5-09851afaf67b/challenge-of-the-month-july-2013 NaochanON starts us off with a great walking man... Graphics Challenge Draw an animation of a walking man. GWV844 Thanks to NaochanON for...
  • Blog Post: Collision Physics - Small Basic Featured Game

    So Vijaye blogged about this before: Collision Physics With Small Basic And you can see LitDev's Collision Physics here: PMT149 But I wanted to offer up the challenge to see if anyone can make a game that includes the collision physics built in this program. Also, I found that this...
  • Blog Post: Shapes Editor - Small Basic Featured Program

    Latest version of Shape Editor: Shapes 1.42 TLW744-3 . From Nonki Takahashi : Nonki Takahashi a private company 1,896 Points 17 6 0 Recent Achievements Wiki Editor II Forums Curator II Wiki Community Editor Nonki Takahashi's threads View Profile...
  • Blog Post: String Searcher - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today's featured program is "Single Character String Searcher" by Jibba Jabba . You'll have to run the program locally for the "Esc" key to work (works fine online up to that point). Import : XMX755 Features : A colourful Interactive Program that searches any String for a given character...
  • Blog Post: Naochan Pong - Small Basic Feature Game

    I'm naming this after the creator, NaochanON . Play the game here: rzd792 It's a version of Pong, where you play against the computer, and then there's a barrier in the middle that's moving. Plus add the gameplay mechanic of the ball steadily speeding up and you have an addictive and challenging...
  • Blog Post: Chomper Man - Small Basic Featured Game

    Today's featured program is SB Chomper, a packman clone. It's fantastic! You can play it here: Chomper (Packman) - by Anthony Yarrell /QBasicLover Who is Anthony Yarrell (goes by QBasicLover)? Here is his bio in his own words... "I (Anthony Yarrell, a.k.a. QBasicLover) am an office...
  • Blog Post: Create a Metronome in Small Basic - Community Challenge

    For our March Challenge of the Month ... One of Nonki's Community Challenges was... (d) Create a metronome. And NaochanON created a great metronome! Click here to play with it: LWQ467-0 For fun, crank the pitch up to 195, and enjoy! You'd think the arm would fall off when going...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Abacus - Featured Program

    Small Basic Abacus is from Harry Hardjono. Very cool. It even has a sound. Check out the Abucus here: CKX791 Here is what it looks like: I think including the numbers is a nice touch. What do you think? Would you change anything? - Ninja Ed
  • Blog Post: Sierpenski Triangles - Small Basic Featured Programs

    Here's an interesting discussion of Sierpenski Triangles: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/smallbasic/thread/15a4a5bf-98d8-42f9-93ce-7246ef584a2c Here are two examples that were created in Small Basic: Random Sierpinski Triangle - by RubikWizard Sierpinski Triangle - by Stendec...
  • Blog Post: Drawing Butterflies and Hearts... USING ONLY CODE - Small Basic Featured Programs

    UPDATES : Added Nonki's heart as Heart #3 on 2/13. Added Nonki's butterfly as Butterfly #3 on 2/11. =========================== Check out our February Small Basic Coding Challenges from LitDev! Community challenges are from Math Man and Amir CPS. Today we're going to look at two challenges...
  • Blog Post: Text to Binary Converter - Small Basic Featured Program

    Ha! I saw an episode of "Big Bang Theory" where they were arguing over the binary translation of English (how many zeros and ones there should be). Amir had made a Decimal to Binary converter that I featured , and I mentioned that a text to binary converter would be pretty sweet. Well now (through...
  • Blog Post: Vigenère Cipher - Small Basic Featured Program

    From Wikipedia: "The Vigenère cipher is a method of encrypting alphabetic text by using a series of different Caesar ciphers based on the letters of a keyword... The first well documented description of a polyalphabetic cipher was formulated by Leon Battista Alberti around 1467 and used a metal...
  • Blog Post: Decimal to Binary Converter - Small Basic Featured Program

    Ever want to convert a decimal number to binary? A binary number to decimal? No? Well now you can anyway!!! =^) http://smallbasic.com/smallbasic.com/program/?THJ835 Amir CPS created this sweet converter for us. Amir created it in VB first and then in Small Basic. To start, just enter...
  • Blog Post: Soda Pop Showdown - Small Basic Featured Game

    Today's featured game was nominated by CodingLikeCrazy . In CLC's words... ======== Soda Pop Showdown is the name of the game I would like to nominate. it is made by JKrueg . Click here to play Soda Pop Showdown! The code is SND683. http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/profile/jkrueg/?ws...
  • Blog Post: Small Music Player - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today we're featuring Music Player ( info ) - by Amir CPS , NaochanON , and Absolu What started as this... Quickly evolved (thanks to Amir and Absolu)... Above Version - Update : FXJ606 Above Version - Import Code : BGV706 Import: TKQ922-3 Import TKQ922-5 Import: QTD813...
  • Blog Post: Alien Barrage - Small Basic Featured Game

    Check here to see the discussion about LitDev's Alien Barrage! As you can see in the forum thread, LitDev picked "Alien Barrage" from my random flow of alternate names. It was originally named Space Invaders, and this is too original to be thought of as a Space Invaders clone. Check out the...
  • Blog Post: Tankinator - Small Basic Featured Game

    Today we're featuring Tankinator, from Zock77 . Cobra355 helped with some graphics. Here's a screenshot: Download Version 0.02: http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Tankinator-Small-Basic-Game-55a77a3f Features added: 1) Added pause Feature ("P" to activate) - Thanks to litdev for source...
  • Blog Post: LED Display - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today's featured program is the LED Display from Amir CPS . Thanks to LitDev for nominating the program here . The Forum thread that explains this program (and gives you the code): http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/smallbasic/thread/3cf9385b-fdb0-4f42-9436-21d95e778903#b617a188-4fb0...
  • Blog Post: Block Smasher - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today's post is a combination of a guest blog and a featured program! It comes from Behnam Azizi . In Behnam's words... ============================ Here is the new version of my old game I used to call "Breaker". Since It had the same name as my previous game it didn't catch the eyes. I changed...
  • Blog Post: Christmas Trees - Small Basic Featured Programs

    As part of LitDev's December Challenges , Nonki suggested this Christmas Tree challenge: "Draw a Christmas tree - how about with flashing lights." First here's NaochanON 's version: Watch the program here . Just when you think nothing's going to happen, something does! =^) And now...
  • Blog Post: Tanks Game - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today's game comes from Behnam Azizi . Here's a screenshot of Tanks Game: Download Tank Game from TechNet Gallery And be sure to rate the game too! Instructions : At the beginning, each player places their tanks anywhere on theri own land (lands are seperated with the red line)....
  • Blog Post: Click the Button - Small Basic Featured Program

    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 get? You can find it here: http://smallbasic...
  • Blog Post: 1942 - Featured Small Basic Program

    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 job to Laurent20 and to Ari Feldman, who created...
  • Blog Post: This Week's Featured Program

    It's that time again! This week's featured program is SPACE INVADERS! This fast-paced alien-killing game was created by NaochanON. This program works best when played locally, but you our can try it out in your browser below!
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