SBCraft – Small Basic Featured Game

Go check out SBCraft and leave a comment with your thoughts about the game!   Download SBCraft from TechNet Gallery    More information from the creator of SBCraft, Ardiezc Quazhulu: A Minecraft-like game. To play, just extract, (password is “sbcraft”) and run SBCraft.exe. You DO NOT have to put the SBCraft folder into C:\ Just…


Beginning Microsoft Small Basic – Review by "There’s More 2 Les"

It’s time for a guest blogger!  Today’s guest blogger is Leslie (and her 13-year-old son, Captain C) from There’s More 2 Les!            Those that know me know that I am a computer geek. I love them. We have more computers around our house than I care to admit…and most of them…

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Small Basic: How to Convert Multi-Line Text into an Array of Lines – Featured Article

Today’s featured TechNet Wiki article is from Nonki Takahashi:  Small Basic: How to Convert Multi-Line Text into Array of Lines   Small Basic can get multi-line text into a variable from multi-line input text box with Controls.GetTextBoxText() or from text file with File.ReadContents().The following sample code shows how to convert a multi-line text into an array…

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How to Download and Install 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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Beginning Microsoft Small Basic – Review by "KGB That’s Me!"

It’s time for a guest blogger!   Today’s guest blogger is Kelly (and her 13-year-old son, Hayden) from KGB That’s Me!     My 13-year old son, Hayden, was given a chance to review this fun course called Beginning Microsoft Small Basic by Computer Science for Kids.   WHAT IS IT?: Beginning Microsoft Small Basic is an…

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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 acknowledgement from…

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Collision Physics – Small Basic Featured Game

So Vijaye blogged about this before: Collision Physics With Small Basic And you can see LitDev’s Collision Physics here: PMT149   But I wanted to offer up the challenge to see if anyone can make a game that includes the collision physics built in this program. Also, I found that this is actually a bit…

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Shapes Editor – Small Basic Featured Program

Latest version of Shape Editor: Shapes 1.42 TLW744-3.   From Nonki Takahashi:                                                               Nonki Takahashi a private company   1,896 Points                17                6                0                       Recent Achievements           Wiki Editor II                                            Forums Curator II                                            Wiki Community Editor                                                           Nonki Takahashi’s threads                                View Profile             What’s New in Shapes 1.42 : Supported cursor key to move a…

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Small Basic: How to Debug – Featured Article

Today’s featured article was written by… Nonki Takahashi   Find the latest version of this article here: Small Basic: How to Debug     This article includes following tips about how to debug program written in Small Basic language.  And also this article shows you real samples for debugging with published programs. Use TextWindow.WriteLine() to…

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String Searcher – Small Basic Featured Program

Today’s featured program is “Single Character String Searcher” by Jibba Jabba. You’ll have to run the program locally for the “Esc” key to work (works fine online up to that point).    Import: XMX755 Features: A colourful Interactive Program that searches any String for a given character. “Quick Input Mode” stores results in a multidimensional…

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