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• 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...
• 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...
• 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...
• 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...
• 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...
• 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 .
• 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) ...
• 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...

• 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...
• 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
• 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...
• 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...
• 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...
• 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...
• 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...
• 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...
• Trick or Treat?

I made a program GDD325-11 . Push [TRICK] or [TREAT] button. Happy Halloween!
• Stack in Small Basic?

A stack is a special memory of a computer program. In Small Basic, Stack object supports stack. Today, I' d like to introduce Stack. In Small Basic forum, there was a question How do I give a variable more than one number posted by Steven Jelsma. To...
• Small Basic - WebCam Motion Detection

WebCam Extension There has been a webcam object in the LitDev extension ( LDWebCam ) for a while, and I recently updated it so it works on WIndows 8 as well as earlier versions of Windows. There are some effects like grayscale, snow, gamma, contrast...
• Small Basic for Kids - Featured Small Basic Book! - Ages 10-12

We're featuring another Small Basic book from Philip Conrod and Lou Tylee! Learn more about the book here . ​​ SMALL BASIC FOR KIDS ​ In the 1980's, there was a series of books aimed at teaching kids how to use the Basic programming language...
• Happy Birthday Small Basic!! - The 6th Anniversary

Today is the 6th birthday of Small Basic. I made a program to celebrate the birthday. Please [Import] and [Run] this program so you can listen to the music. Happy Birthday Small Basic!!