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• #### Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Article - How to Use Trigonometric Functions

Here's a classic article from Nonki: Small Basic: How to Use Trigonometric Functions Let's imagine we want to draw an arc. Assume the center of the arc is located at x = 200, y = 300, and the start angle is a1 = -30 and the end angle = -60. In mathematics, the y axis goes up. But in Small...
• #### Blog Post: Small Basic Technical Guru Winners - October 2015

Nonki and I battled it out for October. Here are the judge comments: Small Basic Technical Guru - October 2015 Ed Price - MSFT Microsoft Small Basic 1.2 Release Note Richard Mueller : "Lots of information and great images. I like the extensive "See...
• #### Blog Post: Small Basic Ninjas needed for the November Gurus! Application details within.

We need Wizards and warriors, of words and wisdom. Come forth, oh mighty techno-scribbler! Pass your knowledge to others! Show us what you know and let others learn from your journey. Soon you may become a member of the Technet Wiki Ninjas, and can quickly grow and get promoted within our ranks! ...

• #### Blog Post: The September Small Basic Guru Awards - Behold, the cream of the community!

Looks like Emiliano beat me squarely with the September content: Small Basic Technical Guru - September 2015 Emiliano Musso Prime Number Factorization with Small Basic Michiel Van Hoorn : "Put your math to practice. Great write up. " ...
• #### Blog Post: Shocktober Small Basic TechNet Guru Competition! We need YOU!

Shocktober is here again, and we are anticipating some surprising and shockingly sensational contributions from YOU, and other kind members of the communiity who spare a little of their time to contribute words of wisdom to TechNet Wiki. All you have to do is add an article to TechNet Wiki from your...
• #### Blog Post: Prime Number Factorization - Small Basic Featured Article

You can find this amazing article from Microsoft MVP Emiliano Musso here, on TechNet Wiki: Prime Number Factorization with Small Basic In this article, Emiliano takes you through a simple method to factorize a number into its prime factors. It uses Small Basic , which can be downloaded at http...
• #### Blog Post: How to Make a Check Box - Small Basic Featured Article

Today's featured article is from Nonki Takahashi . We're going to explain the design of the check box and a sample here. To get the code, latest version, and the full explanation, see the Wiki article: Small Basic: How to Make a Check Box Design To make a check box, we need a box, a...
• #### Blog Post: Small Basic gets more Spanish on TechNet Wiki!!!

Special thanks go out to Sandra who made a great run recently at translating and refining more of our Small Basic TechNet Wiki content into Spanish: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/tags/es_2D00_ES/small+basic/default.aspx Here are the articles and the other translations...
• #### Blog Post: Small Basic: Timer - Featured Article

Our Small Basic Guru Gold Medal Winner from July was... Small Basic Technical Guru - July 2015 Nonki Takahashi Small Basic: Timer Michiel Van Hoorn : "Great article on how to control "time" in your Small Basic projects" RZ : "Timer is not an easy...
• #### Blog Post: Become the August 2015 Small Basic Guru!!! Here's how!

Just add your TechNet Wiki article to this list: TechNet Guru Contributions - August 2015 One winner in each category will be selected each month for glory and adoration by the MSDN/TechNet Ninjas and community as a whole. This includes a dedicated blog post in the Wiki Ninjas blog, a...
• #### Blog Post: Small Basic includes Exponential Notation!!!

Here's a little-known factoid. This is great for those of you who are power users for Small Basic and using some "big math" in your programs! You can find the latest version of this article on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic : Scientific Notation Let's get started! Scientific notation...
• #### Blog Post: Small Basic Guru Awards: July 2015 Winners - Nonki's Timer wins big time!!!

Nonki and I battled it out in July on our TechNet Wiki articles (submitted in the TechNet Guru contest), and he beat both of my samples! It's quite a good overview of the Timer object with some fantastic examples and resources! Small Basic Technical Guru - July 2015 ...
• #### Blog Post: Microsoft Small Basic Guru Awards - June 2015 Winners!!!

You can find all the TechNet Guru Awards here: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (June 2015) Let's look at the Small Basic contributions! Small Basic Technical Guru - June 2015 CodingCat Find - Small Basic's Search Feature and its Importance to...
• #### Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Article - All about the Turtle!

Enter the Turtle! I love this new Wiki article from Nonki: Small Basic: Turtle Not only does it have code... Turtle . Show ( ) And an image... And a LOT of information about the Turtle object! What really makes it great, is that you'll find these different sections in it...
• #### Blog Post: The Hex Colors in Small Basic

This is a featured TechNet Wiki article from Nonki: Small Basic Getting Started Guide: Appendix B: Colors You can set colors in Small Basic 3 ways: Using pre-defined color names (e.g. GraphicsWindow.BrushColor = "Red" ) Using a Hex value code (e.g. GraphicsWindows.BrushColor = "#FF0000...
• #### Blog Post: Small Basic Guru Awards - May 2015 Winners!

All the votes are in! And below are the results for the Small Basic Guru Awards, May 2015 !!!! See all the TechNet Guru Awards Winners: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (May 2015) Small Basic Technical Guru - May 2015 Ezra94 Small...
• #### Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Article - How to Remove Goto Statements

You can argue, why have them in the first place? Well, maybe it's someone else's code, or you were learning with Goto statements, and you want to stop using them now. Or maybe it wasn't too bad, but your program got huge and it's time to get away from spaghetti code. Whatever the reason, you...
• #### Blog Post: Small Basic Guru Awards - April 2015

Looks like I was the lone champion for the Small Basic Guru Awards in April: Small Basic Technical Guru - April 2015 Ed Price - MSFT Programming Games with Small Basic: Chapter 6: Tic Tac Toe Program Michiel Van Hoorn : "This is probably one of...
• #### Blog Post: Optimizing - Small Basic Featured Thread

Today, I'd like to introduce a Small Basic forum thread about Optimizing written by Ezra94 . The following excerpt piqued my interest . . . . INTERVIEWER: How do you decide on the trade-offs between speed and performance? GATES: Sometimes it’s a trade-off between adding features...
• #### Blog Post: RESPONSE REQUEST: Small Basic Gurus Please Connect with Internet of Thinkers (aka TNWiki)

May the Thoughts be with you! Well, a small (and basic) nod there to Star Wars day, and we turn our thoughts to more the serious matter of ingesting the more valuable brain telemetry from and to our very own Internet of Thinkers! Connect to the real network, the world wide workers! Cut...
• #### Blog Post: Kinect for Small Basic Quick Review

Today I will write a quick review about Kinect for Small Basic. At first, I bought Xbox One Kinect Sensor and Kinect Adapter for Windows from Microsoft Store online. And I installed software for them along with instruction in a blog post "Kinect to Small Basic" in the CODING4FUN blog. I shared...
• #### Blog Post: Small Basic Guru Awards - March 2015

We had a great month of Small Basic Guru articles for March! Here are our winners... Small Basic Technical Guru - March 2015 Philip Munts Small Basic and the Raspberry Pi Michiel Van Hoorn : "Wonderful idea and good write up. Would be cool so...
• #### 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 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...
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