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  • Blog Post: The Microsoft Small Basic Guru Award Winners (November 2014)

    Nonki and I battled it out last month in the Small Basic Guru Awards! Here are the results... Small Basic Technical Guru - November 2014 Ed Price - MSFT Small Basic Student Testimonies RZ : "WOW! This is fantastic list. It's very encouraging...
  • Blog Post: Small SVG is a subset of SVG for Small Basic

    Now I'm trying to define a subset of SVG file format. And I'm rewriting Shapes editor for the SVG. Today I'll write about that. What is SVG SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) is one of XML (Extensible Markup Language). XML is a text file. So, Small Basic can read/write this format. I created a Polyline...
  • Blog Post: Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas! http://smallbasic.com/program/?NGP714
  • Blog Post: Roman Numerals - Small Basic Featured Programs

    Today I'd like to pick up programs to calculate Roman numerals from the Small Basic forum. The first ones are described in a forum thread Post your sample source code here and get featured on our blogs! (Part II) . SFP007 by Glennium Please enter an integer from 1 to 3999; or ''Return'' to quit...
  • Blog Post: Do you want to be a Small Basic Community Leader???

    If not, then why did you click this???? Go away!!!! If so, then keep reading! If you have 100 Forum Answers and 1,000 Recognition Points, then you qualify to become an Answerer in the Small Basic Forum! Just post in this thread , and I'll make you an Answerer! (However, if you don't help us propose...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic: Revision Control - Featured Article

    I was inspired from a Small Basic forum thread written by Bob Irving. Then I tried to use revision control tools for Small Basic and wrote a TechNet Wiki article about that. This article introduces two revision control tools - Git Gui and CodePlex. These tools allow you to check difference between...
  • 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: Calling All Wise Men! Small Basic Gurus Needed! Give an amazing GIFT!

    Calling all wise men! AND WISE WOMEN!!! Join us and rejoice! The time for giving is upon us again! A time for family (community) and gifts of knowledge! Why not wrap up a little something extra special this year. After all, tis the season to be generous! Remember the reason for the...
  • Blog Post: Raytracer - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today I picked up a ray tracing program from a thread Post your sample source code here and get featured on our blogs! (Part II) in Small Basic forum. Thank you ThirdMagus for sharing this program! Import: KCH420-0 It's a cute lil' raytracer in Small Basic! It uses orthographic projection...
  • Blog Post: Polyline Editor from Nonki - Small Basic Featured Program

    Here are some great Polyline Editor programs from Nonki Takahashi : This is his first step for community suggestions 2 by Nonki: CBF139 . This is his second step for community suggestion 2 by Nonki: CBF139-0 . [Open] and [Save] are not supported yet. He decided to make the file...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Program - Solar System

    Today's featured program is a great animated Solar System by a young Small Basic developer. In the words of his parent, " This program, developed by my 12 years old son, Adrian, provides a planet movement simulation, with an acurate rotation period simulation ". This is a screenshot of the prgram...
  • Blog Post: Yo-Yo Simulations - Small Basic Featured Programs

    In the November 2014 challenges ... LitDev included this Physics challenge: Physics Challenge Write a program to model the movement of a yo-yo. Try to get the rotation consistent with the up and down movement, and perhaps even add the jerk required when the yo-yo is fuly extended to keep...
  • Blog Post: Wood Grain Drawn with Small Basic

    What kind of pattern can you see in cross section of a tree? Stripe? Concentric circles? I made a Small Basic program to draw wood grain. The program ID is KFJ748 .
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - Mouse Position

    Mouse Position Methods There are 2 ways to get the position of the mouse cursor in Small Basic. gwX = GraphicsWindow . MouseX gwY = GraphicsWindow . MouseY mX = Mouse . MouseX mY = Mouse . MouseY GraphicsWindow.MouseX(Y) The GraphicsWindow variant gets the X and Y coordinates...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Guru - October Winner!!!

    Find all the October TechNet Gurus here: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (October 2014) Congrats to Nonki for a fantastic showing in October! Small Basic Technical Guru - October 2014 Nonki Takahashi Small Basic: Rotation Centers for...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic: Network Object

    Today I will talk about Network Object in Small Basic programming language. Network Object is very simple. There are only two operations. That's all. One is DownloadFile(). The other is GetWebPageContents(). Network.DownloadFile() downloads a network file into your PC's temporary folder. The downloaded...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - Chart Extension

    I added a chart object to the LitDev extension , LDChart. So far it just has a pie and doughnut variant. The C# extension source code is also available for download if you want to see how it is done or even modify to create your own. Sample Code GraphicsWindow . Width = 800 GraphicsWindow...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Text RPG - Conquer the Underworld!

    Check out this funny text-based RPG from Dinomite07 : BDB469 - Text Based RPG You're going to have to take out some zombies. I think we should do an RPG for a future Small Basic Challenge. - Ninja Ed
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - 3 Simple Games

    Here are 3 text games from Dinomite07 . These were school assignments! XMC288 - BlackJack SBN038 - Rock Paper Scissors LGB100 - Guessing Game Good examples of basic text games you can make with Small Basic! Enjoy! - Ninja Ed
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Game Programming: Game AI

    Three days until yesterday, I had participated in the Game Programming Workshop 2014 at Hakone in Japan. I saw many presentations about many kind of games such like chess, shogi, Go, Reversi, mahjong, magic chess, Are You a Werewolf?, Xiangqi, Connect6 and so on. Many of the presenters have discussed...
  • Blog Post: Calling all Small Basic fans! Your chance to win love and glory! Be our November TechNet Guru!

    November has been designated National Novel Writing Month and National Blog Posting Month . But we don't want that! We want a professional wiki article! TechNet Wiki provides anyone the chance to contribute Microsoft technology related content to the community! And we'll love it, and tweak it...
  • Blog Post: Neural Network Extension - Small Basic Featured Thread

    Today I'd like to introduce a great thread in Small Basic forum, "Neural Network Extension" . This extension was written by EzyMCP . You can download the extension and the sample code. SmallBasicANN.dll and SmallBasicANN.xml are the extension files. These files should be copied to C:\Program Files...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic: Tips about Timer Object

    In my Halloween program, there is a bats animation. But at the first, the animation didn't work well in browser (with Silverlight). I used Timer object for this animation. Today, I'd like to write about tips about this. The conclusion is: Timer has about 10ms error (delay). Shapes operations...
  • 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: Trick or Treat?

    I made a program GDD325-11 . Push [TRICK] or [TREAT] button. Happy Halloween!
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