Small Basic – Fun, Simple, Social, Gradual


Programming is Fun, again!

Microsoft Small Basic puts the “fun” back into computer programming. With a friendly development environment that is very easy to master, it eases both kids and adults into the world of programming.



Small Basic combines a friendly environment with a very simple language and a rich and engaging set of libraries to make your programs and games pop. In a matter of few lines of code, you will be well on your way to creating your very own game!

With a new and revolutionary IntelliSense®, Small Basic makes writing code a breeze.


Share your programs with your friends; let them import your published programs and run them on their computer. Using the Embed player, you can even post your games on your blogs and websites for them to play your creations in the browser. And head to the Small Basic forum to show off your skills in the Challenge of the Month.


Learn the programming concepts starting with the fundamentals and move your way up. Small Basic is based on .NET and what you learn here could be easily applied to other .NET programming languages like Visual Basic. And when you do graduate to Visual Basic, you can bring your existing programs with you using a built-in conversion utility. Just click “Graduate”.


Now Dig Deeper

But don’t stop there. You can get a lot more details about these Unique Features here:

The Unique Features of the Small Basic Language



Thanks to Vijaye Raji!

Don’t forget to check out the Small Basic forum:

Small Basic Forum



   – Ninja Ed

Comments (1)

  1. Check out the Wiki article referenced above for a breakdown of the unique features for each of these areas:…/14114.the-unique-features-of-small-basic.aspx