Nonki Takahashi’s Shapes Editor – Small Basic Guru for July

Nonki Takahashi is our Small Basic TechNet Guru for July! See the TechNet Guru Contributions for July 2013.


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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.  And I'm interested in making Go program and conveying the fun of programming.


Here is Nonki's winning article:

Small Basic: Shapes Editor


Here are the judges remarks:


Guru Award  Small Basic Technical Guru - July 2013  

Gold Award Winner


Nonki Takahashi Small Basic: Shapes Editor RZ: "This is an amazing program. Nonki deserves to be the winner!"
Peter Laker: "There can only be one... :D"
Ed Price: "I can't get over how Nonki made an application that's basically better than Paint. And this article really compliments the application. As Jibba Jabba says in the comments: "This is amazing, Nonki. Really informative sample.""


A shame we only had one entry for Small Basic for July. Let's hope we can drum up some more interest from the SB community for August! However, it was still a fantastic article and deserved to win!



And here's an excerpt from the article:



These instructions are for Shapes 1.5b.


Import as program ID XFZ657-15, remove comment from lines with File objects and save the program as "Shapes1_5b.smallbasic".

Pen and Brush

Click Pen Width menu and change the pen width.  Click Pen Color menu and select pen color.  Click Brush Color menu and select brush color.


Click Rectangle, Ellipse, Triangle or Line menu and drag on the window to draw these shapes.  Created shapes can be re-sized or rotated to drag one of the pinches on the shape.  Click twice on the menu to add shapes consecutively.







Read the rest here:

Small Basic: Shapes Editor


Thanks to Nonki Takahashi for your great contribution to the TechNet Guru contest! You can read about all the July winners here: TechNet Guru Awards - July 2013


Also, for the August Guru competition, see TechNet Guru Contributions - August 2013.



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