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  • Blog Post: Avancement du Portail Small Basic Français (fr-FR)

    Bonjour à tous, Aujourd'hui la communauté française du Small Basic est heureuse de vous annoncer que le Portail Small Basic Français à une grande partie de ces articles référencés qui ont été traduits. Même si tous n'ont pas...
  • Blog Post: Turtle Graphics - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today I will introduce my Turtle Graphics program written in Small Basic. This project was started in a forum thread "Another Turtle Graphics" on March 21, 2014. This project aimed to create a programming environment used before Small Basic. But the development of this Turtle Graphics program has...
  • Blog Post: Roulette - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today I'd like to introduce my Roulette program LNM164-3 . This is Roulette version 0.3b. I wrote previous version of this program for the Challenge of the Month - June 2013 . Today I rewrote this program to add ball animation. Have fun!
  • Blog Post: Event Basics - Small Basic Featured Article

    Today we're going to look at an incredibly helpful TechNet Wiki article from litdev : Small Basic: Event Basics LitDev takes us through a very thorough look at Events in Small Basic. The article is made up of four sections: What is an Event How Events Work Using a Game Loop ...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic at the April 2015 TEALS Computer Science Field Trip

    I just found our blog post from last year, and it had the same name as this year's blog post: Small Basic at the April 2014 TEALS Computer Science Student Field Trip Great minds think alike... mine and, mine, I guess. Well, at the 2015 TEALS Field Trip: http://www.tealsk12.org/events/y2015...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenges - April 2015

    These challenges come from litdev and are intended for people who are learning to program for the first time or for those returning to programming who want to start using Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will all make you think, and more importantly be GREAT FUN! Please...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic is Fun - The Flickr Object

    With Small Basic 1.1, the Flickr object is fully functional. So I added this as a bullet to The Unique Features of the Small Basic Language . Flickr Object In Small Basic 1.1, you can simply call an image from a Flickr search or randomly sort through some images...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic 1.1 Quick Review

    Have you downloaded Small Basic 1.1 ? Today I will report about Small Basic 1.1. Installation Installation process is almost same as Small Basic 1.0 . But you don't need to enable .NET Framework 3.5. (Small Basic 1.1 no longer runs on Windows XP.) And you can see the new flat blocks icon...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic 1.1 est arrivé ! (fr-FR)

    Depuis l'année dernière, nous avons commencé l'aventure du développement continu de Microsoft Small Basic. Avec une nouvelle équipe rassemblée au sein de Microsoft dans un nouveau monde de périphériques et de plateformes. Comme vous pouvez l...
  • Blog Post: Battleship Games - Small Basic Featured Programs

    In the March Challenges , litdev included this challenge: Game Challenge Write a battleships game. You will need to consider how it will work with 2 players or play against the computer. Yan Grenier completed his game on 3/21: Hi all, This my solution for the Battleship...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic 1.1 is here!

    Starting last year, we began the journey of continuing development on Microsoft Small Basic. It's a new team assembled across Microsoft in a new world of devices and platforms. As you can imagine, we're taking one step at a time. This is not a large step, but it's an important step. Please join us...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Art - Japanese Hina Dolls

    Today's art comes from Nonki Takahashi ! Over in the March Challenge's Forum thread , Nonki submitted this Community Challenge: Community Suggestion (By Nonki) Draw a picture of doll[s]. And here is Nonki's Submission: This is my sample for community suggestion by Nonki: PPF232...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Guru Awards - Feburary, 2015

    Nonki defeated me! =^) Small Basic Technical Guru - February 2015 Nonki Takahashi Small Basic: Key Input Michiel Van Hoorn : "Great improvement." RZ : "Very nice explanation and examples of key input handling" Ed Price ...
  • Blog Post: TNWikiSummit15 Presentation: Small Basic and TechNet

    International TechNet Wiki Summit 2015 was held on March 17 to 19, 2015 (GMT). Ed Price talked about "Small Basic Basics" on DAY 1. And I talked about "Small Basic and TechNet" on DAY 2. Today, I will brief about my session "Small Basic and TechNet". Small Basic and TechNet Small Basic...
  • Blog Post: Sudden Death - Featured Small Basic Game

    Special thanks to Coding Cat for whipping up a fun little game in the March Challenges. Coding Cat submitted this community challenge: Community Suggestion (By Coding Cat) Easy: A real time countdown lock. Hard: Using the countdown clock as a theme for a game. Here's the game...
  • Blog Post: TNWikiSummit15 Presentation: Small Basic Basics

    Let's take a look at the Small Basic talk I gave this week at the International TechNet Wiki Summit 2015. Here's a write up... I started with the very beginning (which is a very good place to start)... Hello World (Small Basic Blog) Vijaye learned on BASIC. (My first programming language...
  • Blog Post: Le Portail Français du Small Basic est ouvert (fr-FR)

    Dans sa volonté d'être accessible au plus grand nombre, le Small Basic est disponible par une vingtaine de langues . La Communauté du Small Basic essayes également de proposer un maximum de ressources dans différentes langues. Aujourd'hui la Communauté Small...
  • Blog Post: Learn My Keyboard - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today I'd like to pick up a touch type learning game "Learn My Keyboard" written by Yan Grenier. This program was introduced in following forum thread. My first program : Learn My Keyboard ([fr-FR] Mon premier programme : Apprendre Mon Clavier) Written by Yan Grenier . It's a small...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Challenges of the Month - March 2015

    These challenges are intended for people who are learning to program for the first time or for those returning to programming who want to start using Small Basic. Some will be easy, some will be hard - but they will all make you think, and more importantly be GREAT FUN! Please post your solutions...
  • Blog Post: Be our next Spring Small Basic Guru!

    In the northern hemisphere at least, Spring is here! (apparently) And at TechNet Wiki, we're hoping you're all hatching new ideas for this month's TechNet Guru competition! We're looking for more shoots and leaves of wisdom to sprout forth from the great tree of MSDN/TechNet life. We're also...
  • Blog Post: TNWiki Summit 2015 - Small Basic and TechNet

    The International TechNet Wiki Summit 2015 will be held on March 17 to 19 online. In this summit, I will talk about "Small Basic and TechNet" on DAY 2 (March 18 - GMT). Small Basic and TechNet DAY 2 - at 7:00 PM on March 18, 2015 (GMT) Speaker: Nonki Takahashi Agenda: Small Basic...
  • Blog Post: Spirograph in Small Basic

    Have you played with Spirograph before? I loved this toy and played with it well when I was a child. Challenge of the Month - March 2015 has a challenge to draw a Spirograph with Small Basic. Graphics Challenge Write a program to draw a spriagraph picture. It's very interesting that...
  • Blog Post: 16 x 16 Plain Portable Pixmap Editor - Small Basic Featured Program

    Today, I'd like to introduce my Small Basic program Icon Editor 0.6b. This progam is a 16 x 16 pixels bitmap editor which can read / write plain PPM (Portable Pixmap file format. The program ID is RFT686-4 . Usage There are 6 commands in menu. New (Ctrl+N) - clear the icon edit field ...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic V-Next - Fixing Bugs

    So we've got a Small Basic 1.1 and Small Basic 1.2 planned! We can't give dates or guarantees, but we want you to know that we're fixing some bugs! You can track the status of the bugs over on the Known Issues page . Here are some of the bugs we've been fixing... 2. Turtle.Show() doesn...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic - International Resouces Update

    This is the update of a post Small Basic International Resources - Featured Article which I wrote last October. Persian resources are added. So now we have 24 languages for Small Basic international resources. Details of these resources are described here . The red checkmarks are new since October...
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