Using Small Basic and MSDN (a self-paced Learning & Development Map)

Today’s guest blogger is Jibba Jabba. Read his full article here… Development Map for Becoming a Good Programmer Using Small Basic and MSDN    The following is an example of a self-paced Learning & Development Map using some free and available resources (listed below). It’s not intended to be the only way but may give…

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Featured Article – Developer Roadmap for Using Small Basic

Today’s featured article comes from Jibba Jabba… Development Map for Becoming a Good Programmer Using Small Basic and MSDN   Jibba Jabba is Rick Murphy – He began with Small Basic in Dec 2012.     Here is an except from the article:    Maintaining your enthusiasm Learning requires the desire to learn. For as…

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The Small Basic Environment

The Small Basic Environment Small Basic provides you with an extremely simple yet powerful development environment with features like instant context-sensitive help. You write your Small Basic programs in the Editor. You can run various commands by clicking buttons on the Toolbar. As you write code, you can find information about commands in the Help…

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Small Basic Guru – How to Make a Turtle Maze Game

Nonki Takahashi is our Small Basic TechNet Guru for June! See the TechNet Guru Contributions for June 2013.       About Nonki: I am an amateur programmer.  I used to program with one of BASIC language on an 8-bit micro computer when I was a college student.  In 2010, I started to program with Microsoft Small Basic. …

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Beginning Microsoft Small Basic – Review by "Courtney Six"

It’s time for a guest blogger! Today’s guest blogger is Leah (and her 12-year-old son, Charles) from Courtney Six!    One of the best things I’m finding about being a part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew this year is that I sometimes discover these gems of curriculum that I probably wouldn’t have thought of trying…

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Small Basic: Stack Basics – Featured Article

I’d like to introduce you to LitDev’s article here: Small Basic: Stack Basics    Here is an excerpt:   What is a Stack A stack is an ordered list where entries are added (pushed) and retrieved (popped) in a last-in first-out order.  The name stack come from the fact that it is like a stack…


Small Basic Featured Program: A Walking Man — Animated in Code!

From the July Challenges: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/c80d0e11-66c8-4f11-b4b5-09851afaf67b/challenge-of-the-month-july-2013     NaochanON starts us off with a great walking man… Graphics Challenge Draw an animation of a walking man.    GWV844       Thanks to NaochanON for this great program!    – Ninja Ed


Small Basic July Challenges!

Check out the July challenges and respond to them here: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/c80d0e11-66c8-4f11-b4b5-09851afaf67b/challenge-of-the-month-july-2013 There are a huge number of July challenges! Here they are… . Curriculum Challenge 2.1 (1) Write a program that draws 5 randomly positioned and sized red rectangles on a blue background. (2) Draw a picture of a car using rectangles, ellipses and lines….