Small Basic Tutorials

If you are looking for a self-paced learning or teaching Small Basic tutorial, check out  Phil Conrod has a passion for writing tutorials and books aimed at beginner programmers and he’s done an excellent job of covering all the fundamentals of Small Basic programming.  He has also published a faithful port of David Ahl’s Computer Adventures for Small Basic.  Check it out for some cool game ideas!

Comments (15)
  1. anonymouscommenter says:

    What a great tutorial! Comprehensive and informative. Phil Conrod's tutorial teaches more than the syntax but also program design.

  2. anonymouscommenter says:

    If you liked our Begining Small Basic Programming Tutorial you are going to really like our new "Programming Kid Games with Microsoft Small Basic" Tutorial.  It picks up where our Beginning Small Basic Programming Tutorial left off.  We go into even more detail on program design, using Small Basic objects (including button controls), many elements of the Small Basic language, and how to share finished programs. Game skills learned include handling multiple players, scoring, graphics, animation, and sounds. Check the new tutorial out at our website:

  3. anonymouscommenter says:

    I am definately interested..and am looking forward to checking it out. 😉

  4. anonymouscommenter says:

    i need to make a house in mircrosoft small basic, could you help me ??? 🙂

  5. anonymouscommenter says:

    they cost to much to buy

  6. anonymouscommenter says:

    The aim is to familiarise on software development from A-Z im new to it but keen on getting to the world od software and gaming development.

  7. anonymouscommenter says:

    Hi,I Live in Pakistan and my national language is (Urdu).I want to make a Software in Urdu language but i have some problems with small basic software when i write in urdu language i found some erros.Pleas help me how i can make a software in Urdu?

  8. Hello,

    What kind of problems are you having in translating into Urdu?

    Thank you,

    Sandra Aldana – MSFT

  9. anonymouscommenter says:

    I just started SB , when try to save and reopen the program , its gives prob,can't open direct by click the save program it ask select program to open etc. some one can help me.

  10. anonymouscommenter says:

    We just introduced 40 fourth and fifth graders to Small Basic in a lab setting and they loved it.  They wrote and ran 3 programs in 20 minutes.  They were thrilled with their accomplishments and began to get so innovative asking 'Can I do this…' and 'Look what I did'.

  11. anonymouscommenter says:

    It is cool and i make loads of different shapes

  12. anonymouscommenter says:

    Does anyone know of affordable tutorials for college students?

  13. anonymouscommenter says:

    How would you enter the formula for BMI in small basic?wt / ht* ht =

  14. anonymouscommenter says:

    Hi Drew – Several beginning college student programming tutorials can be found at  They include Visual Basic, Visual C# plus several others. -Philip

  15. anonymouscommenter says:

    I like you program of Small Basic

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