Small Basic for Little Kids Series #01 – A Typing Game

 It’s always fun to teach the little ones to learn and do something. Teaching programming is no different.  As previously mentioned, I have been on the lookout for a fun and low-barrier language for beginners, a third grader to be exact. So far, all in all, I’ve spent about 20-30 hours with my son on…


Small Basic Tutorial: Creating Your First Program

Today we have a guest blogger: Noah Buscher! Check out Noah’s first tutorial… about your first Small Basic program.   Small Basic is a .NET language created by Microsoft. It allows the beginner programmer to get started creating programs right away, and does not confuse the beginner with the numerous controls found in Visual Basic…


AX 2012 – Cómo deshabilitar la solución de Sector Público

Al trabajar con Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 RTM es recomendado instalar el Feature Pack 1, con lo cual estará instalando 5 diferentes Soluciones de Industria: Manufactura, Distribución, Industrias de servicios, Sector Público y Ventas al detalle (Retail), así como algunas otras funcionalidades en AX 2012. Sin embargo, en caso de no requerir alguna de las soluciones, es necesario deshabilitarla….


Small Basic – Elementary & Middle Student Testimonials

Last Updated: 06/23/16 – Added the video of kids using and talking about Small Basic. 09/23/15: JCGarrido’s son, Adrian, age 12. 11/28/14: Der_Programmier, age 9. 10/21/13: Added Anne’s son. 8/25/13: Added Lisa M’s daughter, Amber. This blog post is a work in progress. It will grow as we collect testimonials. Please add to it by leaving comments below. Please…


6 Lessons to learn Small Basic and graduate to Visual Basic!

Learn how to use Small Basic and to graduate to Visual Basic… in 6 steps! Lesson 1: Getting Started with Small Basic Lesson 1.1: Introduction to Small Basic – Estimated time to complete this sub-lesson: 30 minutes Lesson 1.2: Statements, Properties, and Operations  – Estimated time to complete this sub-lesson: 1 hour Lesson 1.3: Variables…


Small Basic Extensions Gallery

UPDATED 07/06/16: Added Oculus Rift/Oculus SB. On 03/05/16: Updated the ESL extension links. On 02/28/16: Added Jibba Jabba’s Small Basic Leaderboard, Extended Text Library (by jsakamoto), Fast 2D Graphics (by FuleSnabel), Kinect (by Synergist), Neural Network (by EzyMCP), and SquareBasic (by Benedikt Muessig). On 01/31/16: Added Fremy’s Extension as a featured extension. On 11/2/15: Added LitDev and EV3 Basic….


What are the 14 Keywords of Small Basic?

In the Small Basic FAQ, it mentions there are 14 keywords: What are the unique features of the Small Basic language? SizeThe Small Basic language consists of just 14 keywords. ========== Of the 14 keywords, we’ll cover 16 of them in this blog post: AndElseElseIfEndForEndIfEndSubEndWhileForGotoIfOrStepSubThenToWhile ========== Examples…  If, Then, EndIf If (Clock.Hour < 12) Then …


Small Basic Program Gallery

12/08/15 UPDATE: Oculus Rift Ball Bounce, Batting Practice, Database Sample, Wavelength to RGP Converter, Clown: Parsed Pixels, and Pendulum.  On 11/17/15: Added several Science related programs, Triple Six, and Small Block Builder. On 9/3/13: Added Eora Duck Hunt. On 6/29: Added SBCraft. On 6/12: Added String Searcher. On 5/22: Added Abacus Beads, Chomper, Go Simulator, Minesweeper,…


Dual-use Coding Techniques for Games, part 3

Writing shared code for Windows Store, Xbox One, Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps, and Win32 desktop apps (continued from part 1 and part 2) Windows Runtime (WinRT) APIs There are a number of areas of the system where you must use WinRT APIs to access the required functionality for Windows Store apps, and there is no…


Overview of Microsoft Dynamics AX build numbers

For newer versions click here -> Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations builds Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3     (Roadmap survey) Version Build Availability Download link Recent kernel build   Monthly Download Cumulative Update 13 6.3.6000.149* 13 Sep 2017 KB4032175 Cumulative Update 12 6.3.5000.138* 21 Nov 2016 KB3199741 Cumulative Update 11 6.3.4000.127 29 Jun 2016 KB3157865 Cumulative Update…