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  • Blog Post: Small Basic: Reference Documentation - 21 ARTICLES!!!

    So this is actually more like a TOC of many articles: Small Basic: Reference Documentation Or you can click a Class or Object below to learn more about it! Welcome to the Small Basic Reference Documentation! Click an object to get started... Array Clock Controls Desktop...
  • Blog Post: A Brief History of BASIC

    The BASIC language was developed in the early 1960's at Dartmouth College as a device for teaching programming to “ordinary” people. There is a reason it’s called BASIC: B (Beginner's) A (All-Purpose) S (Symbolic) I (Instruction) C (Code) When time-sharing systems were introduced...
  • Blog Post: How do you program "Hello World" in Small Basic?

    Like this... TextWindow . WriteLine ( "Hello World" ) TextWindow is an Object WriteLine is a Method, the brackets show that this method needs some data to work with - in this case, what to write. "Hello World" is what we want the write and it is put in double quotes - and is called...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Article - Grammar Basics

    LitDev and Nonki have been helping us build a strong library of Small Basic content on TechNet Wiki. Please check out this article from litdev : Small Basic: Grammar Basics This article describes the main language elements or 'grammar' used by the Small Basic language and gives some suggestions...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Guru Awards - February 2014

    Congratulations to Nonki and Joe for their February contributions! These are the Small Basic results for the TechNet Guru Awards, February 201 4 !!!! You can find all the awards here: TechNet Guru Awards - February 2013 Here are our Small Basic award winners... Small Basic...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Portal - Featured TechNet Wiki article

    Wiki: Small Basic Portal This article is a portal that categorically lists all the Small Basic articles that are on TechNet Wiki. Please add more Wiki articles about Small Basic here: Wiki: Small Basic Portal Before we unravel this article, did you know that Small Basic is the perfect tool...
  • Blog Post: LitDev's "Small Basic: Dynamic Graphics" - Featured Article!

    Check out LitDev's November gold medal winner for the Small Basic Guru contest: Small Basic: Dynamic Graphics This is also LitDev's first gold medal! So congrats go to LitDev! Here is an excerpt section from the article... =============== Advanced Collisions To get sprites...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic November 2013 Guru Winners!

    The TechNet Guru Awards celebrate the technical articles on TechNet, contributed from valued wiki authors like YOU! Each month, the contributions are scored by a panel of judges (5 per category, 2-3 in each are MS experts), and the winners of each category are showered with love and attention from...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Article - How to Rotate a Shape Not from the Center

    Today's featured article is the Small Basic Guru gold medal winner for October! Small Basic: How to Rotate a Shape Not from the Center By Nonki Takahashi December 8, 2013 This article shows how to rotate a shape not from it's center in Small Basic programming language. Because Shapes.Rotate...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Gurus - Winners for October 2013

    Small Basic Technical Guru - October 2013 Nonki Takahashi Small Basic: How to Rotate a Shape Not from the Center RZ : "This is a very nicely done example showcasing the capabilities of GraphicsWindow" Ed Price : "Nonki scores again, with another fantastic article...
  • Blog Post: November on MSDN: Calling All Small Basic Gurus - Enlighten Us!

    "A n influential teacher, or popular expert" Only YOU can show us... the TRUE WAY to code! Win the love and adoration of generations to come, by giving something back to those less awesome. Show your technical prowess, and divine knowledge of your craft. Teach us good code from bad...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic FAQ - Featured Article

    Find the latest and complete article here: Small Basic FAQ The original content comes from the Small Basic founder, Vijaye. Read these frequently asked questions (FAQ) to learn more about Small Basic and if it's the right program for you! What is Small Basic? Small Basic is a project...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Guru in August - Nonki's "Small Basic: Parser Generator"

    Congrats to Nonki for winning the Small Basic Guru gold medal for August: Small Basic Technical Guru - August 2013 Nonki Takahashi Small Basic: Parser Generator Peter Laker : "There can only be one...!" Ed Price : "Wow. Those diagrams leave me...
  • Blog Post: You could be September's Small Basic Guru!

    You could be September's TechNet Guru! Turbo charge your CV with awards and interviews! Get noticed! Show us your forum solutions or drop us some nifty snippets and become MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY GURU OF THE MONTH! This is an official Microsoft TechNet recognition, where people such as yourselves...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Featured Article - IDE Colors

    I'm featuring an article from Nonki: Small Basic: IDE Colors That was based on this thread from Danair and Nonki: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/52988d5b-dd97-46f4-bedf-4fef24aa7437/small-basic-ide-colors These are text colors and the background color used in Small...
  • 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: Graduate to C# from Small Basic - Featured Article

    LitDev wrote this fantastic article about graduating to C# from Small Basic: Small Basic: Graduate to C# Here is an except from that article: Conversion First we create a Small Basic exe and then convert it to a Visual Studio project. Create a Small Basic exe The first thing...
  • Blog Post: Nonki Takahashi's Shapes Editor - Small Basic Guru for July

    Nonki Takahashi is our Small Basic TechNet Guru for July! See the TechNet Guru Contributions for July 2013 . About Nonki : I am an amateur programmer. I used to program with one of BASIC language on an 8-bit micro computer when I was a college student. In 2010, I started to program with Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Overview on TechNet Wiki

    Noah gave a pass on writing up a Small Basic overview article, so I'd like to share it with you: Small Basic It's already been translated into two other languages! Small Basic Table of Contents (links go to the Wiki Article) Extensions Community Let's Start ...
  • Blog Post: Get Started with Small Basic - Featured Article

    Get Started with Small Basic Microsoft Small Basic puts the fun back into computer programming. With a friendly development environment that is very easy to master, it eases students of all ages into the world of programming. Read the Small Basic FAQ...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic Guru - How to Make a Turtle Maze Game

    Nonki Takahashi is our Small Basic TechNet Guru for June! See the TechNet Guru Contributions for June 2013 . About Nonki : I am an amateur programmer. I used to program with one of BASIC language on an 8-bit micro computer when I was a college student. In 2010, I started to program with Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: June Small Basic Guru Update - Nonki's got it cornered

    What is TechNet Guru? 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 tweet from the Wiki Ninjas Twitter account, an announcement on your forum, and other...
  • Blog Post: Programming Tips - Small Basic Featured Article

    LitDev strikes again with another fantastic article on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic: Programming Tips This article covers the basic ideas of structured programming, or some tips for writing better programs in Small Basic. 'Better' is subjective and people do prefer different styles, but there...
  • Blog Post: Are you the Small Basic Guru for June 2013???

    Are you a technology guru? Show us your solutions and become the Small Basic Guru for June 2013 TechNet Wiki is looking for and celebrating the best of the best! Is that you? Do you consider yourself an expert or authority on Small Basic? Show us your forum solutions and become MICROSOFT...
  • Blog Post: Small Basic: Text Basics - Featured Article

    Today's featured TechNet Wiki article comes from LitDev... Find the latest and complete version of this article here, on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic: Text Basics This article covers the basics of text manipulation in Small Basic using the Text object. Introduction Text is a series of...
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