Who should we interview next for the Small Basic blog?

Our first interview was with Liam McSherry. Please go check it out!   So who do you think we should interview from the Small Basic community? Also, what questions should we ask them? Respond in the comments below with as many people and questions as you want.    I’ll update the blog post with a…

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Windows Forms I/O Extension for Small Basic

Note – They took down this project. Gungan’s working on a new version. New features/changes to the Web Forms in version 2.0: Chart control Changed the class’s name to “Forms” instead of “WindowsFormsForSmallBasic”. There is an updated sample with ID: ZQX928.   The information is provided by the Extension creator, Gungan 37… ====================   Hello guys!…

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Why Learn Small Basic?

Today, we have a special guest blogger, Philip Conrod! He is sharing with us an excerpt from their book for kids, Beginning Microsoft Small Basic by Philip Conrod and Lou Tylee. This section is available as part of Chapter 1 of “Beginning Microsoft Small Basic”. You can find their books and other materials at the…

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Small Basic Interview – Liam McSherry (C#, C++, D, & Small Basic)

Welcome to our first interview where we interview folks from the Small Basic community! We’re starting with the winner of our contest to write Small Basic articles on TechNet Wiki. Liam’s Profile   Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What programming languages do you use? Well, my name is Liam…

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WINNER: Best Small Basic Contributor on TechNet Wiki – Nonki Takahashi

First, I’d like you to meet…     Nonki Takahashi   As many of you already know, we’ve had a contest for Small Basic content on TechNet Wiki: Small Basic – New TechNet Wiki Contest!!! Nonki was our winner for Best Contributor. Check out the contest results here: Small Basic Contest Winners!!! – TechNet Wiki…

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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…

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Small Basic Featured Program – Turtle Maze

This is an image only… (Click here to play the game.) Nonki updated this game on 12/3/12: http://smallbasic.com/program/?XHL585-5 What fun! You can only do a few things though… Click Next to change the maze. Click Start to watch the Turtle go crazy as he turns left as his strategy to beat the maze. Crazy turtle!…

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Featured Article – Small Basic: How to Create an Extension Using C#

Liam McSherry won our TechNet Wiki contest! Here is a sample of the winning article… Introduction Microsoft Small Basic, while a good language for a beginner, is rather limited once you really get into programming. If you feel you’re rather advanced with Small Basic, but you also feel that you’re being limited by it, you…

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Small Basic – The Gas Physics Challenge

As usual, LitDev has concocted some great November challenges, based on ideas from the Small Basic community! Today we’re going to focus on a Physics Challenge that’s challenging even to think about… The Difficult Gas Challenge!    Welcome to the monthly Small Basic Challenge! These challenges are intended for people who are learning to program…

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Small Basic Contest Winners!!! – TechNet Wiki Content

A few weeks ago I announced the Small Basic on TechNet Wiki Contest. Last week I provided an update. Today we’re going to announce our winners!   The Microsoft judges were Mike H, Ray FAST, and me. The first category is Best Article. We’re looking for articles that are thorough, visually clear (images might help, but…

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