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  • Blog Post: Beginning Small Basic - Review by Anne from Upstate Ramblings

    It's time for a guest blogger! Today's guest blogger is Anne from Upstate Ramblings ! Her 13-year-old son taught himself with the curriculum. In Anne's words... Computer programming is a skill that is great for everyone to learn. Not everyone is meant to be a programmer, but computers are...
  • Blog Post: Beginning Small Basic - Review by Lisa N and her 3 kids from Golden Grasses

    It's time for a guest blogger! Today's guest blogger is Lisa N from Golden Grasses ! Her three kids, Feeche (12th grade), Cub (7th grade), and Flower (5th grade) learned it with no programming experience. In Lisa's words... Having the chance to test drive Beginning Microsoft Small...
  • Blog Post: Beginning Small Basic - Review by Lisa and Amber

    It's time for a guest blogger! Today's guest blogger is Lisa McClanahan from The McClanahan 7 . Her daughter, Amber, learned Small Basic... In this day and age everything is run by a computer. I'm sure that will continue into the future & more than likely my kids will have to use them...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - How to Create an Extension Using VB.NET

    It's time for another guest blogger! This one is from Noah Buscher. Find the latest version of this article on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic: How to Create an Extension Using VB.NET This article is about how to create a simple extension that you can build on for Small Basic (Microsoft). To get started...
  • Blog Post: Beginning Microsoft Small Basic - Review by Michele

    It's time for a guest blogger! Today's guest blogger is Michele (and her 11-year-old son) from Family, Faith, and Fridays . I will admit it- I have a love hate relationship with my computer. Well, not just mine, but any. I am just not a high tec kind of girl it seems. Luckily for my...
  • Blog Post: Using Small Basic and MSDN (a self-paced Learning & Development Map)

    Today's guest blogger is Jibba Jabba . Read his full article here... Development Map for Becoming a Good Programmer Using Small Basic and MSDN The following is an example of a self-paced Learning & Development Map using some free and available resources (listed below). It’s not intended...
  • Blog Post: Beginning Microsoft Small Basic - Review by "There's More 2 Les"

    It's time for a guest blogger! Today's guest blogger is Leslie (and her 13-year-old son, Captain C) from There's More 2 Les ! Those that know me know that I am a computer geek. I love them. We have more computers around our house than I care to admit...and most of them work even...
  • Blog Post: How to Download and Install Small Basic

    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. This section is available as part of Chapter 1 of "Beginning Microsoft Small Basic" . You can find their books and other materials...
  • Blog Post: Beginning Microsoft Small Basic - Review by "KGB That's Me!"

    It's time for a guest blogger! Today's guest blogger is Kelly (and her 13-year-old son, Hayden) from KGB That's Me! My 13-year old son, Hayden, was given a chance to review this fun course called Beginning Microsoft Small Basic by Computer Science for Kids . WHAT IS IT?: Beginning...
  • Blog Post: Beginning Microsoft Small Basic - Review by "Royal Little Lambs"

    Today we have a guest blogger! It's Jennifer (and her 12-year-old daughter, Liz) from Royal Little Lambs . Liz reviewed Computer Science for Kids and very much enjoyed learning Beginning Microsoft Small Basic . There are 11 lessons. They range from 22-109 pages...
  • Blog Post: What is the Best Programming Language to Learn?

    Today's guest blogger is Jibba Jabba (Rick Murphy)... Jibba Jabba's Profile About Rick Murphy... amateur programmer. Began with Small Basic in Dec 2012. Last job was as a kitchen supervisor for 8 years. Now taking a break. Like cooking, love programming. Rick wrote this great bit about what...
  • Blog Post: How to convert text into Binary

    This fantastic chart comes from today's guest blogger, Liam McSherry . In Liam's words... ============================= If anyone wants to know how to convert text into a series of binary digits, I quickly made this little graphic. Note that this sort of system applies to all radices...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Code Block Generator: How to format a Code Block

    Today's guest blogger is Nonki Takahashi . You can find the latest version of this article here on TechNet Wiki . This article is especially for the Small Basic article writer on TechNet Wiki. It explains the Code Block Generator v1.3 . There is a menu icon of [Format Code Block] to generate...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft's History with BASIC (Altair 8800, TRS-80 Color Computer)

    A Brief History of Small Basic Today, we have a 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. This section is available as part of Chapter 1 of "Beginning Microsoft Small Basic" . You can find...
  • Blog Post: Why Learn Small Basic?

    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. This section is available as part of Chapter 1 of "Beginning Microsoft Small Basic" . You can find their books and other materials...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Tutorial: Creating Your First Program

    Today we have a guest blogger: Noah Buscher ! Check out Noah's first tutorial... about your first Small Basic program. Small Basic is a .NET language created by Microsoft. It allows the beginner programmer to get started creating programs right away, and does not confuse the beginner with the...
  • Blog Post: Getting Johnny to Code (response to "Why Can't Johnny Code?")

    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 a brief bio about Matthew in his words: I have...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Tutorial: A Simple Savings Calculator For Kids

    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 Kids web site . Thanks to Philip for sharing. Please...
  • Blog Post: How to debug Small Basic programs

    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 with Microsoft Small Basic. And I'm interested in...
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